Details About William Penn Senior High School Evacuation

Details about response to accident involving district school bus

This morning, a bus transporting students from William Penn Senior High School to the Edgar Fahs Smith STEAM Academy was involved in an accident. Six students were transported to the hospital for assessment of possible injuries. As of 3 p.m., each of the students had been treated and released from the hospital. The driver of the school bus was also transported to the hospital. All other students on the bus were evaluated by school nurses.

The school district contacted parents of the affected students and will report more information to the public when it is available. The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority. We appreciate the community’s support and patience as we continue to investigate.

School District Of The City Of York

Human Resources

Office of Human Resources Overview

The Office of Human Resources at the School District of the City of York provides customer service to applicants for employment as well as more than 700 district professional and support members in the areas of employment opportunities, general employment-related questions, labor and employee relations, certification, benefits, compensation and any other employment-related inquiries.

The School District of the City of York provides all persons equal access to employment opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, handicap/disability, genetic information, or employment practices, as required by Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 and the Americans With Disabilities Act.  The district shall make reasonable accommodations for identified physical and mental impairments that constitute disability, consistent with the requirements of federal and state laws and regulations.

For more information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Mr. Robert Bernhard, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, Title IX, and ADA Coordinator at 31 North Pershing Avenue, York, Pennsylvania 17401.

Office hours are as follows:

  • School Hours – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Summer Hours – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

To reach the Office of Human Resources by phone, please call (717) 849-1433.

Fax communication may be sent to (717) 849-1413.

To apply for a position with the School District of the City of York, please visit our Jobs page.

The Office of Human Resources is located at 31 N. Pershing Ave., York, Pa., 17401.

Robert S. Bernhard

Director of Human Resources

robRob joined the School District of the City of York in January of 2013 as the Human Resources Specialist and had served as the Acting Director of Human Resources prior to his current position.  He brings 24 years of human resources leadership experience in both private and public sector business environments, both domestically and internationally. He has also served as Director of Occupational Health at a local hospital.

Reporting to Rob in the Office of Human Resources are Jennifer Dettinger, Human Resources Specialist, Angela Grayson, Manager of Benefits and Records, and Executive Assistant, Ronda Taylor.

Rob earned a Bachelor’s Degree from York College of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, (SHRM), the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO), and the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA).  In addition to his role at the district, Rob is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Family First Health, where he also serves on the Executive and Governance Committees, President of the Board of Directors at the York County Children’s Advocacy Center, a member of the Board of Directors of Leadership York, where he also serves as Chairman of the Leadership Training Program Planning Committee, and volunteers at the Catholic Harvest Food Pantry.  He is also a Charter Member of the Uptown York Rotary Club, where he is a member and former Vice President.

Rob lives in York and is the proud father of two grown children.

Human Resources Contacts:

Director of Human Resources
Robert S. Bernhard  (bernhrob@ycs.k12.pa.us)

Human Resources Specialist

Jennifer Dettinger (dettijen@ycs.k12.pa.us)

Manager of Benefits and Records
Angela Grayson (graysang@ycs.k12.pa.us)

Executive Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
Ronda J. Taylor  (tayloron@ycs.k12.pa.us)

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