Our Principals


Dr. BoeglyDr. Terese Boegly joined the Colonial School District in the summer of 2000. She served as the Assistant Principal at Colonial Elementary School during the 2000-2001 school year. She was promoted to Principal of Colonial Elementary School in July of 2001 Prior to joining the Colonial School District, Dr. Boegly spent thirteen years in the classroom teaching grades third through eighth. She worked with both regular and special education students during her career in the classroom. Dr. Boegly enjoyed the challenges that teaching brought. During her final year at Owen J. Roberts, she co-taught a model fourth-grade inclusion class at Vincent Elementary School where she also served as Head Teacher for the building.

Dr. Boegly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Colonial School District. She has extensive expertise in the area of successful instructional practices especially in the area of elementary mathematics. Dr. Boegly holds a Doctorate, Curriculum and Supervisory Certificate and a Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility from Arcadia University, and a Master's Degree in Elementary Mathematics Instruction from West Chester University . She completed her undergraduate work there as well. Dr. Boegly completed her coursework for her principal’s certification at Penn State, Great Valley.


Kylene PhillipsKylene Phillips joined the Colonial School District administrative team as Assistant Principal of Colonial Elementary School in October 2015. Ms. Phillips had spent the past seven years as a teacher and administrator in the Philadelphia School District. Most recently she was Dean of Students at Woodrow Wilson Middle School serving on the administrative leadership team and being responsible for facilitating professional development, student discipline and more.

Ms. Phillips also taught elementary and middle school classes, including sixth grade International Baccalaureate classes in science and mathematics. She holds instructional certifications in K-12 Administration, Elementary Education and Middle School Science, Math, English and Citizenship Education.

Ms. Phillips holds a BS degree in Elementary Education from King's College and a M.Ed. with Administrative Certification from Cabrini College.

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