Our Principals & Dean of Students

Last Updated: 9/27/2021 4:01 PM

Kenneth Krott JH Principal

Mr. Kenneth Krott - Principal


Mr. Kenneth Krott joined the Hollidaysburg Area School District in 2021. He began his career in education as a Mathematics teacher and Instructional Technology Coach at the Altoona Area Junior High School. In 2017, he became the Director of Technology for the Central Cambria School District, a position he held for three years. Prior to becoming the Junior High Principal, he served as the Principal at Pleasant Valley Elementary School in Altoona. Mr. Krott is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and received his Master's degree from Montclair State University. He received his Administrative Certification from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Before his career in education, Mr. Krott worked in the casting and production departments of two television series.


Mr. Krott is excited and honored to be a part of the Hollidaysburg Area School District and is looking forward to developing positive relationships with students, staff and the community. He and his wife, Melissa, are the proud parents of two children.




photo of Dale McCall behind his desk

Mr. Dale McCall - Assistant Principal


Mr. Dale McCall was hired as the Junior High Assistant Principal in July 2013.  Prior to this position, he served as the Dean of Students for seven years and as a guidance counselor for five years at the Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School.  Before coming to the Hollidaysburg Area School District, he worked for one year as a guidance counselor in the Huntingdon Area School District.

Mr. McCall began his career in 1993 as a teacher in the Williamsburg Community School District, where he taught Health and Physical Education for seven years. Mr. McCall received his Master of Education in Secondary School Guidance Counseling and his Principal's Certification from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education from Lock Haven University.

Mr. McCall feels that his career has made a natural progression from each role/position he has held.  He enjoys working with the students and parents in the Hollidaysburg Area School District and hopes to make a significant and positive contribution to the school district in the years to come. 


photo of Kristine Wilson, dean of students in her office

Mrs. Kristin Wilson - Dean of Students


Mrs. Kristin Wilson has worked in the Hollidaysburg Area School District for 10 years. She was a math teacher at the Senior High for eight years before becoming the Dean of Students at the Junior High School. Her favorite part about working at the junior high is that she gets to know many students and has the opportunity to watch them grow and mature from seventh through ninth grade. 

She has two degrees from the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown and Saint Francis University. Mrs. Wilson lives in Cambria County with her husband, two kids, and their dog.