HELLO!  I am the District dental hygienist, Mrs. Karla McCleary.  I have been employed in the district since 2001.   I am a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology and have been a dental hygienist since 1999.  I am also employed in a local dentist's office in York,  PA.

    A School Dental Hygienist is a dental professional who advocates for children's dental health within the educational setting.  My duties include:
    • Performing the State mandated dental screenings for 1st, 3rd and 7th grade students
    • Providing classroom dental health education for K-8th grade
    • Acting as a liason to link families with community dental health professionals and resources
    I possess a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) license to practice dental hygiene.  This license is granted by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry.  I have a baccalaureate degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology.  I am certified through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

    You may contact me at mccleark@sgasd.org .  You may also leave me a voicemail at 717-225-4731, Ext. 5089.