Jan Giel - Data and Information Manager of Wahsington Township Public Schools

 
Our speaker is a woman of many talents. Jan Giel is in her ninth year as the Student Registration, Data and Information Manager for the Washington Township Public Schools. In this capacity Jan oversees a staff of five and coordinates all the public relations efforts of the school district. She is responsible for the writing and dissemination of all press releases, photographs and publications and serves as the point person for all print and electronic media requests. She oversees all the programming on WT-TV a community cable station for which she and her staff produce weekly programming highlighting the achievements of the district’s students and staff. In addition to her public relations efforts Jan also oversees the central registration office, handles the placement of homeless, foster care and charter school students and serves as the district’s homeless liaison. She is responsible for resolving district residency and truancy issue.
 

Our speaker is a woman of many talents. Jan Giel is in her ninth year as the Student Registration, Data and Information Manager for the Washington Township Public Schools.   In this capacity Jan oversees a staff of five and coordinates all the public relations efforts of the school district.  She is responsible for the writing and dissemination of all press releases, photographs and publications and serves as the point person for all print and electronic media requests.  She oversees all the programming  on WT-TV a community cable station for which she and her staff produce weekly programming highlighting the achievements of the district’s students and staff.  In addition to her public relations efforts Jan also oversees the central registration office, handles the placement of homeless, foster care and charter school students and serves as the district’s homeless liaison. She is responsible for resolving district residency and truancy issue.

 

Prior to venturing into education Jan spent 15 years as the Sports Information Director at Drexel University where she oversaw the publicity and promotion of the 24 NCAA Division 1 sports.  She traveled to 4 NCAA tournaments with the school’s highly successful men’s basketball team and promoted the collegiate career of Malik Rose the 44th pick in the 1998 NBA draft who spent 13 seasons as a member of the San Antonio Spurs and the New York Knicks. Jan’s passion for athletics, in particular college basketball has continued and she has served as a statistician for the men’s and woman’s basketball programs at Drexel, Temple, Villanova, Penn and St Joseph’s for the past 12 years. She is also a member of the statistical crews for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Philadelphia Wings.

 

Jan holds a degree in Journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in English from West Chester University.