Teachers & Staff

We've got a dedicated staff that brings our vision of Boundless Learning into the lives of our students everyday.


Nicki Barr, Office Manager

Born and raised in Williamsport, Nicki still resides here with her
husband Aaron, 2 children, Bryce and Ayden, and 2 dogs. In her
spare time, Nicki loves to be outside spending time with her family.
(My family is the key to my heart. I cherish every moment spent
with them). Before becoming a part of the West Branch
Community, she spent 15 years at Wegman’s. During her career
there, she worked as the accounting office manager, Service Desk
manager and nighttime closing manager. She takes pride in the
responsibility and skill she has received during that time and looks
forward to sharing these values at West Branch.

Sarah Smith, Teacher

Sarah is a 2011 graduate from Lycoming College with a degree in History and secondary teaching certifications in Social Studies. In the past she worked to help create a home-school co-op, taught second graders in a charter school, and spent year homeschooling her own children. Sarah spent much of the past decade as a full-time bee keeper and worked as a state apiary inspector before coming to West Branch School. She has a strong passion for learning and creating hands-on, engaging lessons.


Skylar Young, Teacher

Skylar grew up in Hughesville and graduated from Bloomsburg University with a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood PreK-4 in 2021.  During high school and college, she worked with the YMCA's after-school program. In high school, she was involved with the Lycoming Career and Technology Center and took their Early childhood program. When she's not at school or work, she loves to spend time with her family! She is an older sister to three siblings; a 17 year old sister, a 12 year old sister and a 10 year brother!
"I look forward to working with your students and getting grow with them. I can’t wait to see what the future hold for us."