Lindsay Knepp, MSW, LSW, HSV
At the 2019 PASSWP Conference held on Monday, October 14, 2019, Lindsay Knepp of the Palmyra Area School District was awarded the SSW/HSV of the Year Award. As articulated in the nomination form, "Lindsay epitomizes the role of a school social worker/home school visitor. She works tirelessly to foster relationships with families and the social services agencies that provide services to families." In addition to the work she is doing in the school district and community, Ms. Knepp provided two trauma-informed workshops at this year's conference. The Superintendent of Palmyra Area School District, Dr. Bernie Kepler, and the Director of Student Support Services, Dr. Kathy Setlock (both pictured above) were at the conference to support her recognition.
Excellent work, Lindsay! Thank you for inspiring us all!
In addition, the following SSW/HSV staff were recognized as OUTSTANDING for their work in their schools and communities:
· Raquel Riad, Central Bucks School District
· Stephanie Warshaw, Council Rock School District
· Karla Matamoros, East Penn School District
· Natalie Smith, Reading School District
(Left to right: Dee Stalnecker, Raquel Riad, Stephanie Warshaw, Joe Werner)