Allison Benedict » Biography


Mrs. Allison Benedict, Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Allison is a native of Lawrence County.  She is a 2006 graduate of Laurel Jr/Sr High School in New Castle.  Allison currently resides in Union Township in New Castle.


Allison Benedict earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Audiology and Speech Pathology with a concentration in Deaf Education from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in May of 2010 and a Master of Science Degree in Deaf Education PK-12, also from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, in May of 2012.  She also attended Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania to take coursework in elementary education.


Allison recently celebrated her 8th year as an itinerant teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing for the Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit and New Horizon School. Prior to working for the BVIU/New Horizon, Allison worked as a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for the Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18 in Wilkes-Barre, PA.


Mrs. Benedict currently provides itinerant Hearing Support services to Ambridge, Baden Academy, Beaver, Central Valley, Hopewell, Midland, South Side, and Western Beaver school districts, as well as, to the Early Intervention preschool program.


Allison is the acting Assistant Volunteer Coordinator for Local Events of the Beaver County Special Olympics and she is the past Vice President of the Beaver County Education Association Union.  Allison is an active member at Eastbook United Methodist Church in New Castle, PA.