Eric first joined Rocketship as the founding Business Operations Manager at Rocketship Rising Stars Academy, and since then has had the tremendous privilege of serving the school community in a number of ways. After serving as the Assistant Principal for two years, Eric moved on to become Principal in the 19/20 school year. Eric is excited to build upon the school’s strong foundation of advocacy and student voice so students can continue to build their skills to make change in school and community issues that matter most to them! Prior to joining Rocketship, Eric was a secondary humanities teacher in Philadelphia and truly understands the impact a strong elementary education has on a student’s future success. Eric holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Boston College and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.