High School Assistant Principals
Mr. Daniel Peck
Mr. Peck has served as the Interim Assistant Principal for the second half of the 2018-2019 school year. This position has now become a permanent position here at East Pennsboro Area High School going into our 2019/2020 school year.
Mr. Peck has been with East Pennsboro as an educator for the past 12 years and has been in education for over 24 years. He graduated from Gateway High School in Monroeville, PA where he played basketball, baseball, and golf for the Gators. Mr. Peck went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts Education with a minor in Elementary Education, from St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. Mr. Peck was also a four-year baseball player for St. Vincent College. He earned his Masters of Education at California University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Peck’s is passionate about education within the East Pennsboro Area School District and plans to share ideas that promote academic growth, and the overall well-being of our scholars, faculty, and surrounding community. He believes in building meaningful, trusting relationships with each other, having consistent expectations with a strong cohesive planning process, “Leading in a school district that empowers students, builds character through education, and fosters a positive, exciting, safe environment that has a dedicated learning community behind it, is where I want to be. This is who we are!”
Outside of school, Mr. Peck enjoys spending time with his wife Jennifer and two children. Some of Mr. Peck’s favorite past times include watching his children play soccer and lacrosse as well as going fishing in the Susquehanna River. Mr. Peck looks forward to this upcoming year and getting to see some of his former students arriving to the high school as ninth graders. He is also excited to start building new relationships with the students he has yet to meet
Mrs. Patricia Koser
Mrs. Trish Koser comes to East Pennsboro High School from ten years in the Cumberland Valley School District as an 8th grade Language Arts Teacher and Dean of Students. Prior to working at Cumberland Valley, she taught in the Susquehanna Township School District and at Milton Hershey School. She is excited to join the East Pennsboro School District and was drawn to its unique “small-town community feel with the all the opportunities of a large district.” She is humbled by how invested the community is in its students and looks forward to integrating herself into this supportive district.
Mrs. Koser graduated from Camp Hill High School and went on to earn a BFA in Musical Theatre and Dance from Point Park University. She attended Penn State Harrisburg for her Secondary English Certification and holds two masters degrees: an MA in Humanities from Penn State and an MS in Educational Leadership from Wilkes University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Wilkes University.
Student growth and success has always been Mrs. Koser’s focus as an educator. “I am so excited to be in a district where students are encouraged to create, innovate, and follow their interests. The greatest growth comes from being in a welcoming environment where students can feel safe to explore their interests and passions.” Nurturing the student as a whole and focusing on social and emotional health has also been in the forefront of Mrs. Koser’s practices as both an educator and an administrator.
Mrs. Koser brings a passion for educating students and an infectious energy to the East Pennsboro School District. She possesses a strong background in leading professional development and writing/aligning curriculum. She looks forward to supporting the amazing staff at EPHS as they continue to help the students reach their highest potentials and progress onto post-secondary opportunities.
When she is not at school, Mrs. Koser and her husband live with their two rescue dogs and a wayward cat who wandered into their home one day. She also enjoys teaching group fitness classes and coaching a competitive dance team.