Carl P. Beard
Direct Dial: 814-943-7926

Carl P. Beard is a partner in the Firm of Andrews and Beard. He concentrates his practice in the areas of labor, employment, school and municipal law. He represents employers across Pennsylvania in arbitrations, defense of employment discrimination lawsuits, special education due process hearings, and in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.
Professional Background:
    Partner, Andrews and Beard, 1991 to present.

    President, Pennsylvania School Solicitor's Association 2007

    Director of Labor Relations Services Pennsylvania School Boards Association, 1989 to November 1991

    Legal Counsel, Pennsylvania School Boards Association, 1987 to 1991.

    Chief, Division of Audit Follow-up, Office of Operation Review,
    Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, April 1981 to January 1986

    Member, Commonwealth Negotiating Teams, 1981, AFSCME, Physicians and UPGWA.
Teaching Experience:
    Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations at Saint Francis University, 1992 to present.
Regular Lecturer:
    Pennsylvania School Boards Association: 1991 to present
        PSBA Legal Roundup
        PSBA Summer Workshop/School Law Update

        PSBA Institute for Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations

    Dr. Samuel Francis School Law Symposium: 1998 to present

    Pennsylvania Bar Association, Exceptional Children Committee 1999 to present
Guest Lecturer:
    National Council of School Attorneys
    National Association of Educational Negotiators (NAEN)
    Pennsylvania Association of School Personnel Administrators (PASPA)
    Lehigh University Special Education Law Conference
    Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board and Bureau of Mediation “70 Years of Working Together”
    Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA
    BA in German and Political Science/Public Administration, 1977
    Graduated Magna cum laude

    Honors: Twice recipient Phil G. Gillette Foreign Language Award Ohio Northern University/Pettit School of Law, Ada, OH J.D., 1980
    Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
    United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Professional Affiliations:
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Blair County Bar Association
    National Council of School Attorneys
    Pennsylvania School Solicitors Association
Andrews & Beard Law Offices, 3366 Lynnwood Drive, Altoona, PA 16603
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