Dr. Mark A. Korcinsky is an experienced educational leader, veteran, parent, and husband. He has been in education for several decades serving as a former teacher, coach, educational leader and advocate for students, teachers and school leaders. His experience spans across Baltimore County (MD), Beaver Area, Springdale Area, Hopewell Area and Seneca Valley School Districts; and he currently is serving in the Bethel Park School District as a school administrator.
During his time on the BASD Board of Directors, Dr. Korcinsky advocates for public education and the importance of parent involvement. He serves as the Financial Committee Chairperson, Athletics Committee member and frequent participant in other committees to include Curriculum and Facilities Committees. He continues to advocate for and support improved communication across many platforms for all constituents, expanding growth and progress opportunities, flexibility of instruction for all students and teachers, and increased student participation in extracurricular activities.
Prior to his time on the BASD Board of Directors, Dr. Korcinsky earned his Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Secondary Education Certification from Mercyhurst University. He went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Leadership as well as Principal's Certification from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Furthering his education, he earned a Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility from Westminster College and a Doctorate of Education from Point Park University.
Advocating for students, educators, and parents, Dr. Korcinsky served thirteen years at the local, state, and federal levels as a PA State Advocate for the Pennsylvania Principals Association and the National Association of Secondary School Principals. He honorably served and is retired from the US Army/Army Reserve serving in leadership positions ranging from Commander, Executive Officer, Aide de Camp and Special Projects Officer across the globe within the Medical Service Corps and Corps of Engineers.
Dr. Korcinsky resides in Brighton Township with wife, Nancy, and two sons. He has been active in the community as a volunteer coach for youth sports, shade tree commission member, and cub scout team leader as well as booster and community organizations.