Our Principal

Phone: 610-933-8877 ext. 4206


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A., Temple University (2006) M.A.Ed. in Multi-Cultural Education, Eastern University (2009) Principal PK-12 Certification Supervisor of Special Education PK-12 Certificate Special Education K-12 (Level II) English 7-12 (Level II) Elementary Education K-6 (Level II) PDE Program for Special Education Leadership (Cohort 3) Philadelphia Teaching Fellows

Mrs. Erin Petters

Mrs. Petters began her career in education as a learning support/emotional support teacher at Kensington Business High School in Philadelphia. She then became a grades 9-10 English teacher and a grades 9-12 theater arts teacher at Franklin Towne Charter High School in Philadelphia. In 2010, she transitioned to 21st Century Cyber Charter School, where she was a grade 7-11 English teacher and a Special Education teacher for grades 6-12. She later transitioned into the Supervisor of Special Education position. In 2015, Mrs. Petters came to TCHS Brandywine, where she became an itinerant learning support teacher for grades 9-12 and a Gateway English teacher for grade 10. She has also served as a 1306 Coordinator for the CCIU. She was named Assistant Principal at TCHS Pickering in 2018 and Principal in 2021. She is married to Mr. Brian Petters, a teacher in the Chichester School District, and they have three children.

Phone: 610-933-8877 ext. 4201


Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Secondary Education and Mathematics Cedar Crest College (2007) MEd in Secondary Education West Chester University (2010) EdD in Educational Leadership Drexel University (2015) Letter of Eligibility- Superintendent Principal PK-12 Certificate Mathematics Teacher 7-12 (Level I and II)

Dr. Patricia Binkley

Dr. Binkley began her career in education as a high school math teacher in the Avon Grove School District in 2007, where she also served as the theater director for 13 years. She joined the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) in 2016 upon completion of her doctoral work in change leadership through Drexel University and served as the math, science and gifted staff development specialist, and most recently as the STEM services coordinator in the Innovative Educational Services division. She was named assistant principal at TCHS Pickering in the fall of 2021. 

CTCE Program Instructors

  • All
  • Allied Health-Paoli Hospital
  • Allied Health-Phoenixville Hospital
  • Animal Science
  • Auto Collision Instructor
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Commercial Art and Design Media
  • Co-op Ed Coordinator
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice and Police Sciences
  • CTE Support Specialist
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Media and Sound Communications
  • Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Electrical Occupations
  • English Teacher
  • Gateway Teacher
  • Health / Physical Education Teacher
  • Health Career Pathways
  • Learning Support
  • Learning Support Teacher
  • Math Teacher
  • Science Teacher
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Social Studies/Learning Support Teacher
  • Welding and Metal Fabrication

Academic Teaching & Support Staff

Name Title Email
Tia Allen Instructional Assistant TiaA@cciu.org
Kathy Benson Business Secretary KathyB@cciu.org
Kelly Bohme Juvenile Probation
Ann Brysiak Mental Health Therapist AnnBry@cciu.org
Kristy Burke Mental Health Therapist KristyB@cciu.org
Rob Caruso Emotional Support Teacher RobC@cciu.org
Abigail Cellars BVA Instructional Support abigailc@cciu.org
Mindy Chidawu Gateway Teacher MindyC@cciu.org
Keri Coco Gateway Social Studies Teacher KeriC@cciu.org
Katherine Connell Learning Support Instructional Assistant katherinec@cciu.org
Lauren Critelli Guidance Counselor LaurenCr@cciu.org
Karen DeFelice Kitchen Staff karendef@cciu.org
Antonio Delligatti Custodian antoniod@cciu.org
Jenny DeVitis Principal's Secretary JennyD@cciu.org
Joey Druecker Vocational Support/Discover josephined@cciu.org
Brianna Farrelly Speech/Language Therapist briannafa@cciu.org
Leslie Finkel Building Substitute lesliefi@cciu.org
Suzanne Fuertsch Animal Science Instructional Assistant SuzanneF@cciu.org
Alana Gerstein OVR alanag@cciu.org
Anne Gibbons Mental Health Therapist AnneG@cciu.org
Mindy Hughes Life Skills Teacher MindyH@cciu.org
Natalie Ireland Mental Health Therapist NatalieI@cciu.org
Jason Knecht Mental Health Coordinator jasonk@cciu.org
Keri Kolbay School Psychology kerik@cciu.org
Marta Lunger HCP Instructional Assistant MartaL@cciu.org