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Secondary school educator

Daniel Bryce Laporte, American secondary school educator. Recipient Achievement award Arnold Chamber of Commerce.


Laporte, Daniel Bryce was born on September 10, 1948 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel M. and Alice (Minarik) Laporte.


Bachelor, Slippery Rock University, 1970. Postgraduate, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1971. Master of Education, Duquesne University, 1974.

Certified Guidance, Slippery Rock University, 1975.


Teacher, Diocese of Greensburg, New Kensington, 1970-1971;teacher, Dioces of Pittsburgh, Tarentum, Pas., 1971-1972;teacher, Mars Area (Pennsylvania) School District, since 1972;department chair social studies, Mars Area (Pennsylvania) School District, since 1988;counselor, Midwest Intermediate University IV, Grove City, Pennsylvania, since 1978;assistant professor criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kittanning, 1972-1978. Director counseling services New Kensington Free Clinic, 1971-1976, president of the board directors, 1975-1977.


Secretary board directors Mental Health Association Butler County, 1988-1992, president board directors 1993-1995. President board directors Alle-Kiski Mental Health/Retardation, New Kensington, 1971-1972. Candidate Pennsylvania State House, 1976.

Campaign chair Mayoral Race, Arnold, Pennsylvania, 1974. Campaign co-chair County Commissioners Race, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 1972. Councilman East Butler (Pennsylvania) Borough, 1981-1985.

Board trustees Trust Fund of Mental Health Association, since 1993, secretary, since 1993. With United States Army Reserve, 1970-1976. Member American Psychological Association, National Education Association, National Council for Social Studies, Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies, Pennsylvania Education Association, Mars Area Education Association (executive council since 1984, grievance chair 1991-1993, special services chair since 1984, ten person committee 1989-1991).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, coin/stamp collecting.


Married Phyllis J. Couch, August 17, 1974. Children: Elizabeth, Samuel, Jennifer.

Samuel M. Laporte

Alice (Minarik) Laporte

Phyllis J. Couch

Elizabeth Laporte

Samuel Laporte

Jennifer Laporte