•  Director of Curriculum

     Mrs. Candace A. Claar, Director of Curriculum

    Mrs. Candace Claar has served as Director of Curriculum since July of 2016.  In 1993, she began her career in public education at Claysburg-Kimmel High School as a business education teacher.  In 2003, she accepted a position at Central High School as Cooperative Education Coordinator as well as business teacher.   In 2012, she transferred to Spring Cove Middle School where she taught grades 6-7. 

    After 20 years sharing her joy of teaching in both the high school and middle school environments, she accepted a position as principal at Spring Cove Middle School in 2013. 

    Her education includes:

    Master of Education, Business Administration & Education, Frostburg State University

    Bachelor of Science, Business Education, Frostburg State University

    Curriculum & Instruction Supervisor Certification, Duquesne University

    K-12 Principal Certification, Duquesne University

    Secondary Principal Certification, California University of Pennsylvania

    Cooperative Education Certification, Pennsylvania State University

    Her Pennsylvania Certifications include:

    Curriculum & Instruction Supervisor

    Principal Certification (K-12)

    Secondary Principal

    Cooperative Education

    Business, Computer, and Information Technology (K-12) 

    Media Specialist


    Data Processing

    Mrs. Claar is a graduate of the Chestnut Ridge School District.  In high school, she was honored to have had some fabulous business teachers, and this sparked her interest in the field of education.  She has a passion for preparing students for both college and the workforce which can be accomplished with a solid K-12 curriculum.  In addition, she believes that each and every student has value and that he/she deserves the best education possible.  She continues to be amazed with the terrific students, teachers, and staff at Spring Cove School District and is proud to be part of this incredible team.

    In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.  She resides in Bedford County with her husband and four-legged friend Alfie, the American Bulldog.

    Contact Information:     

                    Email Address:    cclaar@springcovesd.org

                    Phone:  814-224-5124

                    Fax:  814-224-5516

                    Address:        1100 East Main Street

    Roaring Spring, PA  16673