William Penn School District

Serving the Communities of Aldan, Colwyn, Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne, and Yeadon

Mr. William Garbe

Phone: 610.626.3223

Email: wgarbe@wpsd.k12.pa.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in education, minoring in social studies/history from Elmira CollegeMaster’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology from West Chester University

Mr. William Garbe

9th Grade Academy Counselor (Class of 2020)

Mr. William Garbe is a guidance counselor at Penn Wood High School.  From 1992-1996, he attended Elmira College, graduating with his Bachelor’s degree in education, minoring in social studies/history.  In 2006, he earned his Master’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology from West Chester University.  Mr. Garbe started his educational career in the South Bronx, teaching social studies to 8th graders.  From 2000-2004, he educated students at the Lincoln Center, an alternative educational program outside King of Prussia.  In 2004, he taught social studies at Penn Wood West, until 2006 when he became a middle school counselor.  In 2009, he was transferred to the high school, Green Avenue Campus, where he currently serves the Penn Wood students, school, and its community. 

 
Ms. Amanda Cleveland

Phone: 610.284.8080 ext. 2171

Email: acleveland@wpsd.k12.pa.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a minor in Communications from Eastern UniversityMaster’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology from West Chester University

Ms. Amanda Cleveland

10th Grade Counselor (Class of 2019)

Ms. Amanda Cleveland is the guidance counselor for the Class of 2016.  In 1997, she graduated the top of her class from Penn Wood high School. She attended Eastern University and in 2001 she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a minor in Communications.  In 2006, she earned her Master’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology from West Chester University.  She has worked as a behavior specialist/mobile therapist, and from 2008-2010 she worked in Upper Darby High School’s Opportunity Center.  

In 2010, she came back to Penn Wood High School and started counseling the Class of 2012.  She is the advisor for the National Honor Society.  According to Ms. Cleveland, nothing has given her more joy and fulfillment than coming back home and giving back to the place where it all began.

Mrs. Lisa Cinquino

Phone: 610.284.8080

Email: lcinquino@wpsd.k12.pa.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree & Master’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology at West Chester University

Mrs. Lisa Cinquino

11th Grade Counselor (Class of 2018)

Mrs. Lisa Cinquino is the guidance counselor for the Class of 2018. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from West Chester University and continued to study there until she graduated with her Master’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology.  During the summer of 2011, she became a National Certified Counselor.  She has been a member of the Penn Wood High School Guidance Department since 2007. Mrs. Cinquino serves as a class advisor and student council advisor.  She is also the Penn Wood High School softball coach.
 
Mrs. Elizabeth Brown

Phone: 610-284-8080

Email: erbrown@wpsd.k12.pa.us

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in English Education from Johnson C. Smith UniversityMaster’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology from West Chester University.

Mrs. Elizabeth Brown

12th Grade Counselor (Class of 2017)

Mrs. Elizabeth Brown is the guidance counselor for the Class of 2017.  She graduated at the top of her class from Penn Wood High School in 1997.  She attended Johnson C. Smith University and in 2002, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English Education.  In 2007, she earned her Master’s of Education in Counseling and Educational Psychology from West Chester University.  Mrs. Brown began her teaching career at Penn Wood Middle School teaching English.  In 2004, she taught English at Academy Park High School to 9th and 10th grade students.  She came back to Penn Wood High School, in 2007, and started counseling the Class of 2013. She is the Senior Class Advisor. As a former student, returning to her alma mater and serving the community have given her a new sense of accomplishment and pride.

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