Mr. Frank Berdar

Mr. Frank Berdar

Mrs. Kelle Bochna
Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Bridgette Drennon
Attendance/Enrollment Clerk


7 Falcon Drive
Brownsville, PA  15417
Phone: (724) 785-9600
Fax:  (724) 785-5614



Mr. Frank Berdar was appointed Principal of Brownsville Area Elementary School in 2015.  He has been an administrator with the district since 2005; prior to becoming a principal, he served as a High School & Middle School ELA Teacher since 1999.

Mr. Berdar earned a Bachelor's Degree in Science and Secondary English Education from California University of Pennsylvania where he also obtained a Master’s Degree in Education and Administrative Leadership.

Mr. Berdar currently resides in South Strabane with his wife and 2 sons. He enjoys attending as well as helping to coach them in baseball and soccer. He looks forward to working with the students, staff, and community of Brownsville for many years ahead to meet our students’ needs and provide them with high-quality educational experiences.