"Educating our students is a team effort. I enjoy and appreciate working with such a talented and devoted faculty and staff at the Arts Academy Charter Middle School. Nurturing our middle school students and working with their parents will allow each student to develop both their artistic and academic talents."
Mrs. Hersh joined the Arts Academy Charter Middle School when it opened its doors in 2011. Since then, she served as the lead fifth grade teacher, ESOL coordinator and facilitator, Title I school coordinator, Middle States Association validation team member, professional development coordinator, principal intern and advisor to the school principal. She has developed relationships with parent volunteers, and served as Odyssey of the Mind advisor and coordinator, a safety committee team member, Olweus Bully Prevention team leader and as a Student Assistance Program (SAP) team member.
Prior to AACMS, Mrs. Hersh was a kindergarten and EOSL teacher in the Allentown School District. She was also a lead teacher at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic School, and the director of the Country Meadows Childcare Center. Mrs. Hersh holds a master’s degree and reading specialist certification from East Stroudsburg University, and principal certification from I.U. 21.