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Certificate Action Details

Notification Date2/24/2021
Name of IndividualPatrick J McDanel
Other Names
Date of Birth12/10/1985
Last School in Which EmployedBeaver Area School District
Last Position HeldAthletic Director
Certificate TypeEducational Specialist I
Certification AreaElementary & Secondary School Counselor PK-12
Action TakenRevoked
Grounds for DisciplineEducator was convicted of to Purchase/Receipt of a Controlled Substance by an Unauthorized Person, 35 P.S. § 780-113(a)(19), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 35 P.S. § 780-113(a)(32), in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, after being found in possession of 22 lbs. of marijuana, 163 Adderall pills, and a large amount of U.S. currency during a traffic stop. Educator also used his school-issued cell phone in furtherance of his illegal drug activities.
Date Action Taken2/24/2021