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Literary Arts Faculty

Beatty, Scott — Literary Arts Faculty
610-868-2971 Ext. 2457 (voicemail only)

Mr. Beatty earned a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Juniata College, and his M.A. in Creative Writing from Iowa State University. Before joining Charter Arts in 2021, Mr. Beatty divided his time between teaching as an adjunct professor at several Pennsylvania colleges, and as a freelance author and editorial consultant. READ MORE

Crawley, Shannon — Literary Arts Faculty

Shannon Crawley grew up in a microscopic borough in Northeastern, PA where she survived living with two brothers. She is currently surviving in a borough a bit south of Charter Arts with her two sets of twins, husband, and chickens. Working at Charter Arts invigorates her and inspires her to be a better teacher and person. READ MORE

Liemberger, Kristin — Artistic Director of Literary Arts
610-868-2971 Ext. 2312

Mrs. Liemberger received her B.A. in English with a focus in Creative Writing from Kenyon College and went on to receive her certification in English Education from the University at Buffalo.  In May of 2014, Mrs. Liemberger completed her M.A. in English Literature at Rutgers--Camden after taking a few semesters off to have her two wonderful sons.  Prior to her role at Charter Arts she taught for ten yeares in the School District of Philadelphia. READ MORE

Mensher, Heath — Literary Arts Faculty

Mr. Mensher has a Bachelor's degree in English from York College of Pennsylvania, and a Master’s Degree in Education from Kutztown University, where he became a member of the Graduate Honor Society and delivered KU’s Commencement Speech. READ MORE

Shehan, Catherine — Literary Arts Faculty
610-868-2971 Ext. 2411

Miss. Kitsey Shehan is one of the new additions to the Charter Arts Literary Arts faculty.  Miss Shehan joins Charter Arts from another charter school in Lancaster, PA working in alternative education designing innovative ways to teach English to a variety of learners. Miss Shehan received a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Millersville University in May 2020.  Miss Shehan's passions include reading science fiction and fantasy, drawing, painting, and anything spooky. She currently resides in Lancaster with her wonderful husband and three cats, Persephone, Chernabog, and Chonk. READ MORE