Degrees and Certifications:
In December 2009, Mr. Will completed a Bachelor of Science in Education in English at Millersville University. In the spring of 2009, Mr. Will began his first full-time teaching position as a long-term substitute with the Milton Hershey School for eleventh grade English. With the completion of this position, as well as a summer spent working with the Milton Hershey Summer Enrichment Program, Mr. Will began teaching at John Harris High School in the Harrisburg City School District. There, Mr. Will worked with a diverse body of learners, teaching reading to ESL and learning-support students in grades 9-11.
After some restructuring within the district, Mr. Will moved from John Harris High School to Rowland Middle School in the fall of 2011. For almost four years, Mr. Will taught reading and language arts to seven and eighth grade students. During this time, Mr. Will and his wife purchased their first home in Elizabethtown.
In January 2015, Mr. Will left the Harrisburg School District to take a position with the Elizabethtown Area School District as a high school English teacher. Since that time, Mr. Will has been teaching English to juniors and seniors. From the content Mr. Will has received the opportunity to teach, to his colleagues, administrators, and students, Mr. Will confesses he has never been happier.
Mr. Will’s interests rest in critical theory in education and literature, reading instruction at the secondary level, and communication and linguistic theory. Additionally, Romantic, Modern and Post-Modern American and British literature, and all things Shakespeare, intrigue Mr. Will.
Mr. Will completed his Master of Science in Education in Language and Literacy at Millersville University. In the near future, Mr. Will would like to continue his education to earn a doctoral degree.