New Staff Features – Welcome to Salisbury Middle School!

by Lynn Fuini-Hetten on September 28, 2017

Josh Ecker

Job role in STSD: ELA Teacher – 7th Grade Reading

Building assignment: Salisbury Middle School

Previous work experience: I worked for three years as a 10th Grade English Teacher at Tacony Academy Charter School in Northeast Philadelphia. Before that, I student taught 9th grade at Wissahickon High School (my alma mater).

Educational background: I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia and went to Ursinus College, where I graduated with a dual-major B.A. in English and American Studies. After that, I attended Villanova University where I completed their accelerated Master’s + Teaching Certification program.

No. of years in education: 3

How do you “sharpen the saw”?: Exercising, cooking, reading, spending time with friends and family, playing board games, and binge-watching tv (currently Game of Thrones, American Ninja Warrior, and iZombie).

Other interesting facts about me: My fiance and I, along with a group of friends, do the Blue Mountain Spartan Race every year. We’re always looking for new team members!

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