Brianna Angelucci - Curriculum Supervisor for Elementary Education
Mrs. Angelucci joined the Norristown Area School District in 2018. She began her career in public education as a high school French teacher in New Jersey. She then spent a year teaching French at Norristown Area High School before joining the faculty at Garnet Valley High School in 2007, where she stayed for ten years. During her time with the Garnet Valley School District, Mrs. Angelucci served as a French teacher, curriculum writer, and advisor for various student clubs. She also served as a district-wide Technology Coach and professional development presenter, allowing her to work with teachers across all grade levels, K-12. During her final year there, she piloted and taught a course in the district’s new eSchool. After moving into administration, Mrs. Angelucci served as Assistant Principal in the K-4 building at Collegium Charter School before joining Norristown Area School District as the Elementary Curriculum Supervisor. Outside of K-12 public education, Mrs. Angelucci has extensive experience as an Adjunct Professor with Cabrini University where she has taught various graduate-level courses in Curriculum and Assessment, Educational Research, and Foundations of Education.
Mrs. Angelucci earned a Bachelor’s degree in French and Political Science from the University of Maryland and a Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis on curriculum design from Towson University. She earned her Principal’s certification from Cabrini University. Mrs. Angelucci was awarded the Keystone Technology Integrator Award in 2009 and the SMART Exemplary Educator Award in 2010 for her innovative use of SmartBoard and iPad technologies in the World Language classroom. In 2011, she was invited to present at the national ISTE conference in Philadelphia on instructional technology in the K-12 classroom.
Mrs. Angelucci lives in Honey Brook, PA with her husband and three children. She enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Khalid Sutton - Curriculum Supervisor for Middle School Education
Dr. Tracy Richardson - Curriculum Supervisor for High School Education
Dr. Tracy Richardson joined the Norristown School District in 2018. She began her career in public education in Virginia and moved to Pennsylvania in 2017. Dr. Richardson started as a social studies and history teacher in 1997. While teaching, she also coached Forensics and served as building level Child Study Chair. In 2002, she became a high school assistant principal. In 2009, she became the principal of Monelison Middle School in Madison Heights, Virginia. In 2012, she became the principal of E. C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Virginia. During Dr. Richardson’s five year tenure at E. C. Glass, the school added several AP courses, including the AP Capstone program, an Early College program, and improved greatly with standardized testing scores to become fully accredited. Dr. Richardson was also an adjunct professor at Randolph College in Lynchburg, VA.
Dr. Richardson earned a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in Liberal Arts and Science in 1992 and another Bachelor’s degree in History in 1994 from Virginia Tech. She earned a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction in 1997 from Virginia Tech and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Lynchburg College in 2001. Dr. Richardson earned a Doctoral degree from Virginia Tech in 2012 in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.
Dr. Richardson moved to Pennsylvania two years ago. She has been married to her college sweetheart for 25 years. They have two adult daughters. Dr. Richardson loves studying genealogy, crocheting, reading, gardening, and planning vacations for family and friends.
Britta Pennypacker - Supervisor for English Language Development
Britta Pennypacker, Supervisor for English Language Development, joined the Norristown Area School District in 2014 after serving as the ESL Coordinator in the Pennridge School District for 22 years. She began her career in public education as an Italian teacher in the Abington School District.
Her work with English learners began while working as a volunteer with members of the Hmong community in Philadelphia at Project LIEF (Learning English through Intergenerational Friendship) through Temple University. Mrs. Pennypacker taught English as a Second Language courses at the University of Pennsylvania in the Intensive English Language Program and in the English Language Program at Temple University. She also taught Writing and Composition classes at the Community College of Philadelphia. Mrs. Pennypacker then moved to Japan where she lived for three years while teaching English at Temple University Japan in Osaka.
Mrs. Pennypacker earned a Bachelor’s degree in Italian Language and Literature in 1987 and a Master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in 1989 from Temple University. In 2011, she earned her Principal’s certification. She also speaks German and Italian.
Mrs. Pennypacker lives in Lansdale with her husband and three daughters. She enjoys listening to music, reading, traveling, cooking and spending time with her family.