Mrs. Deems obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree with a dual certification in both elementary and special education from California University of PA along with her Master’s Degree in Administration. She has been a professional employee in the Trinity Area School District since 2000 holding the positions of Special Education Teacher, Sixth Grade reading Teacher, Assistant Principal at the Middle School beginning January 2009. In 2012, under her leadership, the middle school was recognized as a National Forum and Pennsylvania Don Eichhorn “Schools to Watch” middle school. She is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals (PAESSP), the Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education (PAMLE), the South Hills Area School Districts Association (SHASDA), and has participated in the Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership Program. She assumed her current position as principal of Trinity East in May, 2015.