MICHAEL BERTIG » About Mr. Bertig

About Mr. Bertig

Mr. Bertig has been a history teacher at Indiana Area Senior High School since 2007.  He currently teaches America and the World: 1877-1945 and America and the World: 1945-Present.  He also teaches World Religions every few years as part of a rotating elective cycle.
Mr. Bertig has been the school's quiz bowl advisor since 2008, with the quiz bowl team competing locally in the Indiana County Academic League (ICAL), as well as regionally and nationally through National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT).  He was elected president of ICAL in 2011, and is responsible for coordinating the quiz bowl program for eight school districts and ten high schools in Indiana and Armstrong Counties.  
Mr. Bertig has been the school's Student Government advisor since 2008.  In that capacity, he coordinates Prom, Homecoming, and charity fundraising activities for the Teddy Bear Fund Drive.  He also serves as the coordinator for the school's clubs program.
Mr. Bertig served as the school's co-coordinator for Middle States reaccreditation.  Indiana High School underwent reaccreditation review in October 2013.  The Middle States Commission reaccredited the school, which will last through 2020.
Finally, Mr. Bertig is involved in the community, having been elected to the Homer-Center School Board in 2013, and re-elected in 2017.  He is also a member of the Pastoral Council of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, as well as a member of the Homer-Center Parks and Recreation Board of Directors.

Degrees and Certifications:

M.S.Ed. in Educational Administration - Duquesne University

B.S.Ed. in Citizenship Education - Duquesne University

Certified in Secondary Citizenship Education and K-12 Educational Administration