• Acting Superintendent of Schools

  • Biography

    At the May 10 North Allegheny Board of School Directors meeting, the Directors voted to approve the appointment of Dr. Lawrence Butterini as Substitute Superintendent, effective May 11, 2023. Beginning June 3, 2023, Dr. Butterini will be named Acting Superintendent for a term not to exceed one year or until a new Superintendent is hired.

    Following a career in education that spans five decades, Dr. Butterini retired from North Allegheny School District in 2010 as the principal of North Allegheny Senior High School for 19 years. Subsequent to his retirement from North Allegheny, he served as an Educational Consultant at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center. In 2006, Dr. Butterini was named the Pennsylvania High School Principal of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals.

    Dr. Butterini received The Joseph Drazenovich Award for Legendary Service to the North Allegheny Athletic Department in 2011 for his outstanding attendance and enthusiastic support of the Tiger athletic program.

    Throughout his career, Dr. Butterini has been a teacher, a coach, a counselor, and a program director. He was a principal in the Seneca Valley School District and served as assistant/acting superintendent in the New Kensington/Arnold School District.

    A graduate of Muskingum University, Dr. Butterini holds a bachelor’s degree in History. He earned master's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, Slippery Rock University, and California University of PA. Dr. Butterini obtained his Ed.D. in Educational Administration and Leadership from the University of Pittsburgh. He is also a four-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Dr. Butterini resides in Marshall Township.

    Dr. Butterini and his family have been residents in the North Allegheny community for many years in both Franklin Park and Marshall Township, and he and his wife are very active members of many local organizations. Their three children are proud NA graduates, and their three grandchildren do (and will) attend McKnight Elementary School.