Degrees and Certifications:

Tamaqua and West Penn Elementary Health offices


Leah Gehringer RN, BSN, CSN

Tamaqua Elementary School Nurse


Leah Gehringer is the Certified School Nurse at Tamaqua Elementary and West Penn. She received her BSN from DeSales University and her School Nurse Certification from Cedar Crest College. She has over 6 years of experience working as a Registered Nurse in the hospital.


Stephanie Bednarz LPN

West Penn Health Room Assistant





We are honored to provide your child with state mandated school health services for school age children.  Please call if you have health concerns for your child so that we can work together to make this a successful school year for your child