Public educator and administrator Leslye Abrutyn served as Superintendent of the Penn-Delco School District from 1997 to 2007. Consisting of more than 3,300 students, the Penn-Delco School District also comprises 25 administrators and 500 district employees, all of whom fell under Leslye Abrutyn's supervision. Leslye Abrutyn also maintained the highest standards for engagement with the local community and improving performance within the district based on the collection of relevant data.
In addition to her duties as a Superintendent, Leslye Abrutyn has worked to improve public education through her affiliation with organizations like the Delaware Valley Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and she has garnered a reputation as an advocate for the use of technology in the classroom. In 2005, Leslye Abrutyn appeared in a technology video sponsored by The Learning Network, Discovery Channel, and PDE. Titled "Getting to One," the television special featured Leslye Abrutyn on the topic of technology. Moreover, Leslye Abrutyn has also served as an assistant superintendent, an assistant principal, a fifth grade teacher, and a special education teacher.
Leslye Abrutyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master of Education in Special Education. Leslye Abrutyn completed her Doctor of Education at Temple University in 1995. Leslye Abrutyn is a member of the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, and she has held leadership positions in the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators and the Executive Board of Standard and Poor's School Evaluation Services. Leslye Abrutyn was the 2006 winner of the Dean Arthur Herbert Wilde Society Award for service to the profession from Boston University in 2006.