Rebekah Mccauley  

Mrs. Rebekah McCauley

Mrs. McCauley began her career with Dallastown Area School District as a High School English Teacher and later transitioned to Assistant Principal at DAHS in 2020. Continuing her professional journey at Wildcat Nation, Mrs. McCauley then joined the Dallastown Area Middle School team as building Principal in 2023. 

Mrs. McCauley’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree from Dickinson College, a Master’s Degree from Millersville University, and a PA Principal’s Certificate from Penn State University. Her most memorable experience from her years studying English, teaching, and leadership was spending a summer abroad in England to learn more about English authors and literary history.  Mrs. McCauley is passionate about providing a rich learning environment and is excited to lead the middle school team in offering relevant programming and fun experiences to DAMS students.

While not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. They are family game night enthusiasts and enjoy traveling to new places together. Whether at home or at school, Mrs. McCauley is constantly growing and learning. She looks forward to supporting all middle school students in reaching their fullest potential each school year!

 Alissa Kaltreider  

Ms. Alissa Kaltreider
Assistant Principal

Ms. Kaltreider is the Assistant Principal at Dallastown Area Middle School. She attended Millersville University where she was a Resident Assistant and earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She began her teaching career as a kindergarten teacher but quickly realized that she really wanted to teach older students. She transferred to middle school, where she was a 7th grade math teacher for 10 years followed by 3 years as a 5th grade math teacher.

During her teaching career, Ms. Kaltreider attended Penn State University where she earned a master’s degree in Teaching and Curriculum and received her Principal certification. She later returned to Penn State as an adjunct instructor. Ms. Kaltreider’s first administrative position was as High School Assistant Principal at Dover Area High School. She loved being an AP, but really missed the middle school students, which led her to DAMS.

Ms. Kaltreider has two dogs, Winnie and Scarlett, and a small flock of chickens. She enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, geocaching, doing craft projects, games and puzzles (especially escape rooms), cooking, and baking.

 Scott Mahorney  

Mr. Scott Mahorney
Dean of Students

Mr. Mahorney, Dean of Students at Dallastown Area Middle School attended Eastern Kentucky ­­­University where he played football and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education. Mr. Mahorney did his graduate studies at Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College, and Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Mahorney has worked for the Dallastown School District as a Learning Support Teacher, Strive Teacher and Dean of Students for more than 20 years.

Outside of the school day, Mr. Mahorney likes to spend time with his wife who is a 3rd grade teacher at Indian Rock Elementary School and his 4 children. Mr. Mahorney’s hobbies include, camping, boating, fishing, and attending sporting events on weekends and in the summer.

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