Barbara Desman

(412) 264-5140


Teacher - English Department Chair

Director - OLSH Writing and Learning (OWL) Center
Coordinator - Middle States Accreditation
Chair - Academic Council
Director -WCHR News
Moderator -OLSH Echo (literary magazine)
Diocese of Pittsburgh English Writing Committee
SCHOLAR Teacher - LaRoche College

Courses Offered:

Scholar World Literature (college credit) - Grade 12
World Literature - Grade 12
AP British Literature - Grade 11
Reading - Grade 9
WCHR - Grades 10-12


M.Ed Reading - Wayne State University
BA English - Marygrove College
Post Graduate Courses - Duquesne University
Certifications: Secondary English & Reading Specialist

Other Information:

At OLSH since 1987 with 30 years experience
Member - National Council Teachers of English
Member - International Literacy Association
Member -ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)