Farrell Distance Learning Academy

Information and Application

All students have the option of receiving instruction virtually through Farrell’s Distance Learning Academy. Online students will receive daily instruction from Farrell teachers delivering instruction both in person and virtually. Please click the links below to access additional information and the application.

Grades K-6 - Accelerate Education

(Note: As of October 9, 2020, the Accelerate login page above will display a single button that says "LOGIN". Clicking this button will open a new tab which will ask you to sign in with your Google account information. This is the same username and password that was provided to you at the beginning of the year. Once you enter your username and password on this page, you will be taken back and logged into Accelerate.)

Learning Coach Resources - Resources to help parents support and guide their distance learners


Note: Students using an iPad will need to turn off the "Prevent Cross-Site Tracking" setting in order to use Accelerate Education. To do this, go to the Settings app, then Safari, then make sure the Prevent Cross-Site Tracking toggle is turned off (grey) under the Privacy & Security section. After turning the setting off, you may need to close all open tabs in Safari then quit and relaunch the Safari browser by double-clicking the Home button and flicking the Safari window up off the screen. You can view this information including a video by Accelerate Education using the iPad Set-Up Tips link found below.


Accelerate Education Technical Support
1-866-705-5575

Key Contacts

Dr. Lora Adams-King 
Superintendent
724-509-1310

Mrs. Nichole Columbus
Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction
724-509-1304

Mr. Matthew Fowler
High School Principal
724-509-1245

Mr. Brian Veccia
Asst. High School Principal
724-509-1245

Ms. Japraunika Wright
Elementary Principal
724-509-1114

Mr. John Seybert
Director of Special Education
724-509-1216

Mr. Brad Hoagland
Director of Technology
724-509-1308

Ms. Jordan Snyder
Elementary Guidance Counselor
724-509-1145

Mrs. Jennifer Titus
HS Guidance Counselor 724-509-1255

Mrs. Joann Retone
High School Administrative Asst.
724-509-1245

Mrs. Kim Gargano
Elementary Administrative Asst. 
724-509-1110

Mrs. Alicia Sheasley
School District Nurse
724-509-1251

Mrs. Doreen Scarmack 
Nurse Aide
724-509-1253

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