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Board Seeks Candidates for Region II Vacancy

Coatesville Area School District Board Member Resigns


Coatesville Area School District Board Member Henry J. Assetto has informed the Board and Administration that he is resigning for personal reasons. Mr. Assetto’s resignation was submitted by letter to the Board and effective on September 27, 2021.


The Board is accepting applications for potential Board candidates from the qualified electors of the School District to fill the Board vacancy (Board seat for Region II: Caln and West Brandywine Townships) pursuant to the requirements of 24 PS 3-315 of the Public School Code of 1949. The Board encourages anyone in Region II who is interested in serving on the School Board to apply. Mr. Assetto’s unexpired term ends on Monday, December 4, 2023.


The deadline for applications is Friday, October 15, 2021, at 5 p.m. The Board requests that each candidate email the following four items to Board Secretary Lori Diefenderfer at


  1. Application form
  2. Letter of interest
  3. Resume
  4. Statement of Financial Interests*

* Each candidate also must mail or deliver the original version of their Statement of Financial Interests to the Coatesville Area School District, Attn: Lori Diefenderfer, 3030 C.G. Zinn Road, Thorndale, PA 19372.


Please click on following links to download the forms and other information:



Under Pennsylvania’s School Code, the Board has 30 days to fill the vacancy. The Board will interview applicants, consider, and act upon the appointment of a candidate to fill the Board vacancy at its regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Coatesville Area Senior High School (CASH) Auditorium, 1445 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville. There will be a link on the homepage of the District’s website to view the meeting.