As Superintendent of the CSAGH system, Phil oversees both Harrisburg Christian School (HCS) and West Shore Christian Academy (WSCA). Phil served at Harrisburg Christian School for seven years as Secondary Principal and eight years as Headmaster before CSAGH acquired WSCA in 2017.
Phil has a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education-History from Messiah College and an MBA from Frostburg State University. He has worked in both public and private schools and strongly believes in the value of quality Christian education that prepares young people to explore their God-given design, excel in life and learning and engage their world for Christ.
Phil is also an active leader in the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), the accrediting organization for HCS and WSCA. He serves ACSI as a Regional Representative, a member of the Northeast Regional Council, and frequently, a chairperson on regional accreditation teams. Phil is also a leader with ACSI PA, a group that advocates for the interests of Christian education and religious liberty at the Pennsylvania State Capitol. Additionally, he is a member of Messiah College’s President’s Leadership Council.
CSAGH Board of Directors
- Dr. Robert Pepper, Ph.D., President
- Ms. LaKita Gilmore, Vice President
- Mrs. Stephanie Matsko, Treasurer
- Mr. Dennis Cullen, Esq., Secretary
- Mr. Dennis Cullen, Esq.
- Mr. Richard Gesswein
- Mr. Nick Hansen
- Mrs. Stephanie Morris
- Mr. Brandon Rogers
- Mr. Robert Thompson
- Mrs. Lynette Tress