Dr. Joseph Macharola
Title: Executive Director, Intermediate Unit 8
School: Arts & Letters
Academic Department: Education Graduate
- Ed.D., M.S., B.S., Duquesne University
Dr. Joseph Macharola is the Executive Director of Intermediate Unit 08. He previously served as the Superintendent of the Cambria Heights School District and Principal of the William P. Kimmel Alternative School in the Altoona Area School District. Dr. Macharola is currently an Associate Professor of Graduate Education at Saint Francis University. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education, Master of Science degree in Secondary School Administration and Doctor of Education degree from Duquesne University. Dr. Macharola holds Instructional II and Administrative II certification, and Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. His broad – based experience includes teaching and school leadership positions in public and private education.