• Meet Mrs. Matteo

    Welcome back to another school year. I am very excited to start another year at West Penn Elementary.

    I am originally from the Hazleton area and now reside in Drums, Pa with my wonderful husband Jack , my amazing children Connor,16 , Madison, 14 and Brayden 11 years old. I graduated high school from the Hazleton Area School district and then went to Kutztown and earned my bachelors degree in elementary and special education. I furthered my education and received my masters degree in curriculum development from Penn State. I began my teaching career with the Schuylkill IU and taught at Williams Valley Middle/High School for 2 years. I then began teaching at Rush Elementary in the Tamaqua School District 23years ago in the Life Skills Classroom and have been teaching in this class ever since. I truly love what I do and feel a true bond with every student who walks through my door. Although I have children of my own, I feel like the students in my classroom are my own and we make sure they are treated and taught with the best that we have to offer.

    If you ever have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me between 8:00 - 3:30 at West Penn Elementary (570) 386-5051 or email me lmatteo@tamaqua.k12.pa.us or just drop a note in your child communication log.

Last Modified on January 11, 2022