Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Robert Rizzo
Mr. Rizzo assumed the duties of Coordinator of Instructional Technology in September 2017 following five years as principal at Ben Franklin Elementary School. He first joined the IASD administrative team as the assistant principal of the Indiana Area Senior High School in 2011. Prior to that, he served as the band director for seven years at the high school and for two years at the junior high. He has directed marching bands, jazz ensembles, symphony bands, wind ensembles, pep bands, and many small musical ensembles in performances throughout the community during his tenure as a music teacher. Before coming to IASD, Mr. Rizzo taught in the Penn Hills School District and the East Allegheny School District for four and five years respectively. Mr. Rizzo earned a B.S. in Music Education from Penn State University, a M.A. in Adult and Community Education and earned his principal certification in August of 2009 from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, riding ATVs, playing racquetball, and being outdoors.