DUBOIS – After recently naming Larry Robb as the eventual successor to Sharon Kirk as superintendent of the DuBois Area School District, the district released a bio of Robb, giving DuBois residents a chance to better know him.
Robb, 41, was born in DuBois. He moved to Kittaning at age 10 and graduated from Kittaning High School in 1984. He is married and has four boys.
Robb graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1988 with a bachelor of science in mathematics/actuarial science. He then graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1990 with a bachelor of science in mathematics education. He received his masters of education and earned his Principal’s certification in 1999 from St. Francis College. He received his Superintendent Letter of Eligibility from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2007 and is currently working on a doctorate in education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; dissertation topic: A Comparative Study of High School Principal’s Transformational Leadership and Instructional Leadership Skills Between High Performing and Low Performing Schools in Western Pennsylvania Rural School Ditstricts.
Robb has worked mainly in the Armstrong School District, serving as coordinator of curriculum, instruction & assessment, coordinator of mathematics, Principal of the Kittaning High School, and Principal of West Shamokin High School. In the Kiski Area School District he served as Assistant Principal of Kiski Area High School, and mathematics teacher, and at DuBois Area High School he was a mathematics teacher.