Name: Michael L. Keefer
    Title: Principal 
    Email: mkeefer@indians.k12.pa.us                          
    Phone: 570-648-5721



    Michael L. Keefer is the newly hired principal at Shamokin Area Elementary/Intermediate & Annex Schools. He is a 2003 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School and a former Shamokin Area Elementary.

    The 2019-2020 school year is Mr. Keefer's eleventh year in public education. His service in education began in 2009 as a Middle School Math Teacher at Shamokin Area Jr./Sr. High School, and continued as Assistant Principal at Mifflinburg Area Middle School.

    Born and raised in Shamokin, PA, Mr. Keefer pursued a Bachelor of Science in Education from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania where he finished magna cum laude in 2007. While there, Mr. Keefer served as the Student Association Treasurer and coordinated a $2.3 million-dollar budget, including oversight of the construction of a new recreational complex. He completed post-baccalaureate studies at the University of Scranton where he earned a Master of Science degree in Educational Administration in 2014. Currently, Mr. Keefer holds PA Teaching Certification in Social Studies, Mathematics and School Administration.

    On a personal level, Mr. Keefer enjoys coaching youth basketball, baseball and football and spending quality time with his wife and three sons. He is an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoys attending school sporting events in his free time.


    Go Indians!