Dr. Jeff Beltz

Dr. Jeff Beltz
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Building/Department Assignments:
Hopewell Area School District - Administration

Biographical Information:
In October of 2022, Dr. Jeff Beltz was approved as superintendent for the Hopewell Area School District.

Dr. Beltz possesses over 20 years of experience in educational leadership, serving in a variety of capacities.  He spent two years (2020-2022) in the Moon Area School District as assistant superintendent, where he helped the district remain financially solvent and oversaw the alignment of curriculum practices across five elementary schools. Culminating his tenure, McCormick Elementary School received the state’s highest 2021-22 elementary Building-Level Score rated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Act 13 Educator Effectiveness system.  
Dr. Beltz was also instrumental in selecting and supporting newly adopted K-7 mathematics and K-8 English language arts programs through curriculum alignment validation, research-based practices, professional development, and the selection of a supplemental, standards-aligned e-resource.
From 2000-2020, Dr. Beltz was employed by the Beaver Area School District. Jeff served his final ten years in the district as middle school principal.  There, he led the creation of an enhanced elective program to foster engaging STEM experiences, adjusted the school day to maximize teacher instruction, and implemented a one-to-one iPad initiative for all students.  Dr. Beltz also held positions of: assistant principal, dean of students, business education teacher, and head football coach while at Beaver. 

In 1999-2000, Dr. Beltz served as the athletic director and transportation coordinator in the Freedom Area School District.
Dr. Beltz holds a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Youngstown State University, a master’s degree in business administration from Robert Morris University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Geneva College.

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