Dr. Daniel Potutschnig joined the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology as Administrative Director in July of 2011. Previously, he was the Assistant Director of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology (HCCTC)from 2009 to 2011. As Assistant Director, Dr. Potutschnig provided leadership in the area of curriculum and instruction, teacher evaluation, professional development, facility management, and adult programming. Prior to HCCTC, Dr. Potutschnig was employed by the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI), as the Precision Machining Instructor from 2003 to 2009 where he obtained the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) accreditation for his program.
Dr. Potutschnig holds Pennsylvania Vocational II, Co-Operative Education, Principal, Vocational Director and Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility certifications. He received his Associate Degree in Machine Tool Technology from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees from the Pennsylvania State University where he majored in Workforce Education and Development. He completed his Principal certification through St. Francis prior to earning his doctorate from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in May of 2019.
Dr. Potutschnig resides in Reedsville with his wife and two daughters.