Altoona Area High School

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About Mr. Betar

Mr. Betar currently splits time between William P. Kimmel Alternative School and Altoona Area High School.  At Kimmel, he teaches a variety of subjects to students in Grades 7-12, including World Geography, American Cultures, Civics, American Studies, World Studies, Teen & Law, and Sociology.  In addition, Mr. Betar is a part of the growing Altoona Cyber Academy(ACA) Program, where he interacts with students in an alternative education format.  The ACA program includes courses such as World History, U.S. History, Civics, Sociology, and Teen & Law.


Aside from teaching, Mr. Betar also contributes to the Altoona Lady Lions Basketball program as a Varsity Assistant and Junior Varsity Head Coach.  The 2017-18 school year will be his 4th year on the coaching staff.  In three seasons, Mr. Betar has coached the JV teams to a combined record of 41-12, including back to back 17-1 records in 2016 and 2017.