Media Inquiries

All requests for information, including interviews, photos, statements, and statistics, should be directed to the Director of Public Relations, who will contact the appropriate district spokesperson and/or provide public information when and if it is available.

Please understand that the Dover Area School District's first priority is maintaining a safe and secure learning environment for all of our students. We take the safety and privacy of our students and staff seriously.

Dover Area School District will make every reasonable effort to provide information which is a matter of public record to media outlets when and if it becomes available and is in compliance with state and federal law, specifically but not limited to External LinkFamily Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and External LinkProtection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), both of which can be accessed at the External LinkU.S. Department of Education website. 

Members of the media are not permitted on any Dover Area School District property including parking lots and bus loading/unloading zones without the prior consent or invitation of the Dover Area School District Director of Public Relations. If invited, members of the media are required to check in at the front office of each building, unless the event is an after school hours event.

Faces and recognizable images of persons under the age of 18 may only be published or broadcast with district permission.

In the event that any incident involves a formal investigation, the Dover Area School District will defer all comment to the investigating agency, including local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and/or authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).

Nondiscrimination Policy and Statement The Dover Area School District is an equal opportunity institution.  It will not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in the treatment of individuals, or any aspect of its operations, including its employment practices, as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504. The lack of English skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district's activities and programs. The district offers CTE programs in Business, STEM, Visual Communications, and Agriculture. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedure, contact Dr. Troy Wiesting, Title IX Coordinator, [email protected] or 717-292-8066. For information regarding Section 504, contact Mrs. Katherine Guyer, Director of Exceptional Children, [email protected], or 717-292-3671.