Dr. Robert Kartychak

Dr. Robert Kartychak
Senior High School Principal
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Building/Department Assignments:
Hopewell Area School District - Administration

Biographical Information:
Dr. Robert Kartychak is currently Hopewell High School’s Principal.  He has had the privilege of spending his entire professional career in the Hopewell Area School District.  Dr. Kartychak's career began as a sixth grade teacher at Hopewell Memorial Junior High School in 2002, and would later serve as a fourth grade teacher and department chairperson at Hopewell Elementary for the final four years of his teaching career.  

In August 2014, Dr. Kartychak started his administrative journey as an elementary assistant principal and remained in that role for six years before becoming the high school assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.  In June 2021, Dr. Kartychak was named Acting Superintendent and held that position until November 2022 when he would return to the high school.  Dr. Kartychak was named Acting High School Principal in August 2023.

Dr. Kartychak earned his Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2001; Master of Education in Administration and Policy Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006; and his Doctorate in Educational Leadership with Superintendent Letter of Eligibility from Point Park University in 2019.

While Dr. Kartychak is not officially Hopewell alumni, he is a proud Viking!  He feels it has been a pleasure over his time in Hopewell to have worked in each of the district's five school buildings with the best staff, students, and parents around.  When he is not at school, Dr. Kartychak resides nearby with his wife and two sons.  

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