As a former special education teacher for over 16 years and now a supervisor of special education for the Norristown Area School District, Kyle Kanter has worked with students from all spectrums of disabilities as well as in the general education environment. He has taught at the middle school and high school levels, in public as well as private school.
Dr. Kanter earned a BA in History and a certification in Secondary Social Studies from Temple University and a Master’s in Education and a Doctorate in Education with a track in special education from Arcadia University. He also holds certifications in Special Education, Supervisor of Special Education and certification from the State Board of Private Academic Schools to work with students who are classified as serious emotionally disturbed.
Outside of the classroom, Dr. Kanter has worked as a supervisor of education for a residential treatment facility in the Philadelphia area, the associate executive director for Holy Family Learning (supervising four sites in three counties), supervisor of special education and building principal for the Delaware County Intermediate Unit and his current position as supervisor of special education for the Norristown Area School District.
As a supervisor for the DCIU, Dr. Kanter has presented to the 15 school districts and Board members within the Delaware County on the topics of educating students with emotional disabilities, children on the autism spectrum and meeting the needs of students requiring Life Skills programming.
“I feel a strong commitment and passion to help our future educators garner the knowledge they need to be successful in the field. Successful and knowledgeable teachers lead to successful and well-informed students.”