Joneatra Florence

  • Student Success Counselor, Serving Aliquippa Junior/Senior High School
Phone: 724-857-7500 Ext. 4210

Joneatra Florence, a ’97 graduate of Penn State Behrend, joined the team in 2023 after previously working for Penn State Extension as Community and Youth Outreach Coordinator for Aliquippa.  Previously Joneatra was a substitute teacher at Aliquippa Jr Sr High for ten years, in which she mostly used her classroom time to foster conversation in career development and pathways to success after high school.  Joneatra is a proud ’93 graduate of Aliquippa High and a member of the WPIAL Hall of Fame with the ’90 Lady Quips Basketball team. 

After earning her B.A, Joneatra went onto the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, class of 2000.  Joneatra has previously worked at Neighborhood Legal Services in Aliquippa and has always had a desire to work in her community.  After motherhood, Joneatra switched careers and went into education as a Coordinator at Family Resources BJWL afterschool program in Moon Township, serving at risk children.  After creating her own legacy with daughter Michaela, a future 2025 graduate of Penn State Behrend, Joneatra is excited to work and give back to help with the growth and success of students in her hometown of Aliquippa. 


  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A.
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD

School Information

Aliquippa School District