BARBARA PEPPER is a lifetime resident of Fallowfield Township and a graduate of Charleroi Area High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree, as well as a Masters of Education in Administration degree at California University of Pennsylvania.
Before joining the school board in 2013, she taught in the Charleroi Area School District. During her tenure in the district, she achieved the distinction of a National Board-Certified Teacher, served as a Professional School Liaison, and ASSET Science Coordinator and Presenter.
Barbara has been on the board for 7 years and is currently serving as Board Treasurer. She is also on the Board of Directors and serves as President of the John K. Tener Library in Charleroi.
Barbara and her husband, Robert, a retired Charleroi Area Elementary Principal and former fifth grade teacher, have two children: Kimberly, a reading specialist in the Bethel Park School District, and Kraig, an orthopedic surgeon in Fort Worth, Texas. Barbara also has two grandsons: Erik and Benjamin.
Barbara understands that "it takes a village to raise a child" and is proud to be an integral part of the "village" as a Charleroi Area School Board Member.