Dr. Levent Kaya is the CEO-Principal of Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School (YSCP) in State College, PA since 2009. He was the Director of a 7-12 grade charter school in Buffalo, NY for 5 years prior to joining YSCP. Dr. Kaya believes in life-long learning and that everyone can be successful if given the appropriate opportunities and supports. Dr. Kaya holds a PhD in Educational Leadership and a MA in Economics from the University at Buffalo. Dr. Kaya holds an Administrative II Principal PK-12 (1115) and a Superintendent Commission Qualification Letter PK-12 (1150).