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Newsmaker: Cheryl Fogarty

July 17, 2008

By Craig Smith

Residence: Regent Square

Age: 58

Family: Husband, Tom; daughter, Tracy.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, Carlow University; master’s degree in education and special Education, Duquesne University; doctorate in special education and educational administration, University of Pittsburgh.

Occupation: Director of Education Services and Support, Allegheny Intermediate Unit and special liaison for Duquesne City School District, a distressed school district that has operated under a board of control for eight years.

Background: Art therapist at Three Rivers Youth; special education teacher at Pressley Ridge School and supervisor and director of the Rehabilitation Institute and D.T. Watson Institute. Named principal of the Pathfinder School in 1997; promoted to current position in 2004.

Noteworthy: Recently received the Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units Gary Miller Memorial Award for service to the Duquesne City School District.

Quote: “It is an honor to receive this award on behalf of the students and staff at Duquesne City School District and my colleagues at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. Everyone worked hard this year.”

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