Huntingdon Area School District


The Curriculum and Instruction department is responsible for facilting professional development, guiding staff through high-quality resource and curriculum selection and writing processes, overseeing state assessments processes, and facilitating the continuous improvement efforts through an MTSS process.  

Please visit this site’s varoius sub-pages below for more information about how the C & I department works to fullfill the district’s mission and vision for our students.  

Curriculum and Instruction
Mission Statement

The Curriculum and Instruction department at the Huntingdon Area School District is committed to supporting the district’s mission through a systematic approach. We aim to promote a nurturing environment by using data to make instructional decisions and to provide tiered supports. Our focus is on offering timely and valuable professional learning opportunities to enhance both individual and collective capacities for ongoing improvement. Additionally, we prioritize student growth and achievement in academics, social skills, and emotional well-being by carefully selecting programs and curricula. We also strive to establish collaborative partnerships to expand career preparation initiatives.

Director of Curriculum and Intruction
Mr. Travis R. Lee

Administrative Experience 

Mr. Lee is in his 7th year as part of the Huntingdon Area School District’s administrative team.  The 23-24 school year is his first serving as the district’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction, which he enjoys through his support of the implementation process for Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) for academics, behavior, and SEL, through an enhanced focus on Structured Literacy practices, through serving as the Induction, Professional Development, and State Assessment coordinator, and through facilitating the curriculum writing and resource selection processes.  


He served for the past five years as the High School Principal, and his first year with HASD was as the Middle and High School principal.  His first building-level leadership role was serving as the 7-12 Secondary Principal for the Williamsburg Community School district, his high school alma mater, for five years. 


Teaching Experience 

Prior to his eleven years in administration, Mr. Lee taught Science and Mathematics for five years at Juniata Valley Jr./Sr. High School in Alexandria, PA.  While at Juniata Valley, he also served as the PBIS building coach, he held department chair and data leader positions, and he served as an athletic coach for various sports. 



Mr. Lee pursued his bachelor’s of science degree in General Science and Education from Juniata College.  He earned his Master’s in Educational Leadership and Principal Certification from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA.  He had continued his studies in the Educational Leadership doctoral program at Penn State University, University Park, PA, and is now resuming doctoral work at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA.  Academic and research interests include leadership practices, organizational leadership, implementation science regarding school initiatives, agency collaboration, and administrative time use.  


Mr. Lee’s Contact Information


Phone: (814)641-2012

Fax: (814)643-6244

District Cell: (814)644-5934