Lorraine Eberhardt, Ed.D. was appointed to serve on the Commission on Human Relations in 2010 by Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
Commissioner Eberhardt worked as an education administrator in the Pittsburgh region for over 30 years. She served Pittsburgh Public Schools as a elementary teacher and as an emotional support teacher to middle school students and later as elementary principal. Commissioner Eberhardt has developed and implemented curricula in the arts and humanities, provided professional development programs for students and teachers, and effectively trained and implemented behavior management and instructional support systems for school administrators and teachers district-wide.
Commissioner Eberhardt earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education at Cheyney University, a Principal Certification from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master’s Degree in Education in language communication with a concentration in reading and a Doctor of Education degree at the University of Pittsburgh. Her expertise and experience in the field of education provides the Commission with insight into youth academic development needs and educational services.
Commissioner Eberhardt is an active member of her community and serves on a variety of educational boards and committees, including the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the International Reading Association, Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals, and City of Pittsburgh Northside Oldtimers Association Board of Directors.