Student Services

     Special Education & Student Services


    Mrs. Mary Beth Leeman is the new Special Education Compliance Director.

    Mrs. Leeman is in her 27th year working in the Big Beaver Falls Area School District. Hired back in 1993, she began as a middle school special education teacher. She taught multiple subjects before being appointed as the middle school’s assistant principal in 2005. Later, Mrs. Leeman proudly served as the district’s high school principal from 2011 until 2020. 

    Born and raised in Moon Township, she graduated from Mercyhurst University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education and Elementary Education. Mrs. Leeman went on to receive her Master of Education in Administrative and Policy Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as her Superintendent Letter of Eligibility from California University of Pennsylvania.

    At home, she and her husband Nathan have two children, Josh and Billy. Mrs. Leeman is and will remain dedicated to continue her journey in public education by supporting and working with her students, their families, as well as her fellow teachers and administrators throughout the district.

    Big Beaver Falls Area School District
    Administrative Center
    1503 Eighth Avenue
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010

    Mrs. Joyce Depenhart, Director of Student Services, ext 1213

    Mary Beth Leeman, Special Education Compliance Director, ext 1207

    Mrs. Sharon Milovich, School Psychologist, ext 1206

    Mr. Mike Kirschner, Digital Program Coordinator, ext.3229