Dr. Frederick S. Withum, III Joins CRA Architects as Director of Educational Planning

Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates – Architects is pleased to announce Dr. Frederick S. Withum, III to the team as the Director of Educational Planning.

With thirty-five years in public education, Dr. Withum will be transitioning his knowledge as teacher, department chair, principal, superintendent, and adjunct professor to work with clients to meet their goals for transforming and creating physical spaces for teaching and learning.

Dr. Withum will be working with our CRA team of architects and facility planners to deliver educational program planning, visioning, demographic projections, and support services.  He will be an asset to our team assisting with board leadership and the decision making process as collaboration between educators and architects only grows more important.

Teaching a facility course at Shippensburg University for the past six years to aspiring Superintendents, he has given presentations on master planning, enrollment modeling, safety, and even the politics of school construction. Most recently Dr. Withum held the position of Superintendent for Cumberland Valley School District.  The District opened a new two building educational campus where Dr. Withum lead a team responsible for planning over 380,000 sq.ft. of new educational space for the District.

Dr. Withum holds a Master of Education from Shippensburg University, a Doctorate from Duquesne University, and a Bachelor of Science from Bloomsburg University.

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