Before becoming the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for South Western School District, Dr. Robert Freil spent 11 years as a building principal with the Mt. Lebanon School District in Pittsburgh, PA. His experience in administration also includes seven years as the Elementary Principal of Markham Elementary School and four years as the Assistant Principal of Jefferson Middle School. Prior to his time in administration, he spent nine years as a high school English teacher, both in Mt. Lebanon and also at Littlestown Area School District, Littlestown PA.
Dr. Freil’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Secondary Education from Westminster College, New Wilmington PA. In 2005, he completed his Master’s in Education in K-12 Principal Administration and Secondary Education from California University of PA. In 2015, he completed his Doctorate in Education from the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Freil and his wife Carlyn have four children who live in South Western School District. They enjoy spending time together camping, exercising, and volunteering in their church and community.