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Autumn Lusk

Founders' Hall Middle School

McKeesport Area School District

Clarion University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, M.A. | 412-664-3688

Autumn has been with TRIO and The Pennsylvania State University since October 2016 working as the middle school counselor for the Talent Search Program at McKeesport Area School District in Allegheny County. Autumn is a PA-Certified Educator in English and Social Studies for students in grades 7-12. She specializes in professional hobbies like editing student papers and spouting off random facts. Prior to TRIO she worked with students in a variety of settings including summer camp facilitation and management, community agency services, youth ministry, as well as Career Technical Education, and traditional and home-bound education. Throughout her educational career she has been a facilitator of experiential, student-centered education that focuses on real life applications. Talent Search has proven to be a perfect fit!

Outside of the workday, Autumn resides in Armstrong County with her husband, Dave and tubby tabby, Gravy. Autumn and Dave enjoy being outdoors together hunting and camping. He also helps to facilitate her love of gardening in the summer. Autumn is an amateur kitchen mastermind, and can be found creating beautiful plates of food for friends and family that look as wonderful as they taste.