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Veterans/Military Education Directory

(Pennsylvania State Approving Agency)

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Emily Butler, Chief, Division Of Veterans And Military Education | Email:

​Harrisburg SAA Office ​Pittsburgh SAA Office
Veterans/Military Education
Department of Education
607 South Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 717-787-2414
Fax: 717-772-3622
​Veterans/Military Education
301 Fifth Avenue
Suite 204
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-565-5364
Fax: 412-565-5312
Randal McKinney, Veterans Education Advisor Sup.
Emily Butler, Veterans Education Advisor Sup. 
Steve Harriman, Veterans Education Advisor
​Dennis Renner, Veterans Education Advisor
Tara Walton, Veterans Education Advisor
Jusup McChesney, Veterans Education Advisor 
​Tara Sienkiewicz, Acting Veterans Education Advisor Sup.

Colleen Beavers, Veterans Education Advisor

​Donna Matthews, Fiscal Management Specialist
​Yuniya Cherednyk, Administrative Assistant 1

Department of Veterans Affairs

Buffalo Regional Office
VARPO (VA Regional Processing Office)
P. O. Box 4616
Buffalo, NY 14240-4616
Phone: 1-888-442-4551
Fax: 716-857-3296 (Schools)
Fax: 716-857-3274 (Apprenticeship/OJT)
Website: Education and Training Home (
File for Benefits: How To Apply For The GI Bill And Related Benefits | Veterans Affairs (

Veterans Affairs - Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs - Philadelphia
​Department of Veterans Affairs
Room 1608
1000 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-395-6054
Fax: 412-395-6021
Department of Veterans Affairs
5000 Wissahickon Avenue
Education – 272A
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone: 215-842-2000 ext. 5986
Bess Moran, Education Liaison Rep.
Jaclyn Lignos, Education Liaison Rep.

Veterans Administration - Nationwide

Compensation & Pension, Home Loans, Vocational Rehabilitation, Survivor's Benefits, Pharmacy Benefits, Burial Benefits, & Champva, Life Insurance, Health Care | Phone: 1-844-MYVA311 (1-844-698-2311)

Direct Deposit Central | Phone: 877-838-2778

Debt Management Center | Phone: 800-827-0648

Work Study Coordinator, Susan Biro (Buffalo RPO) | Phone: 716-857-3146

Order VA F​orms and Publications | Phone: 716-857-3391 | Fax: 716-857-3396

Please note that most forms can be obtained at the G.I. Bill Website: Education and Training Home (​ or Find A VA Form | Veterans Affairs