Dr. Eric Lasky is a passionate educator with a strong commitment to providing quality education for the past 23 years. With a diverse educational background and extensive experience, Dr. Lasky brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role as the high school principal.
Dr. Lasky's educational journey began with a Bachelor's degree in Math Education, which provided a solid foundation for his teaching career. He then pursued further academic achievements, earning three master's degrees, including Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leaders, and Educational Business Administration. Driven by a desire to excel in educational leadership, Dr. Lasky went on to obtain a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. He is also a National Board Certified Teacher.
Throughout his career, Dr. Lasky has actively engaged with the school community beyond the classroom. During his first decade of teaching, he took on various roles, including coaching three sports, announcing home football games, and serving as the student council sponsor. His involvement in extracurricular activities allowed him to connect with students on a deeper level and contribute to their overall development.
During his first ten years of teaching, he coached three sports, announced all home football games, and was the student council sponsor. Lasky coached Track and Field for one year, Baseball for 13 years, Golf for 17 years (4 at RHS), and Basketball for 17 years. Over the last few years, Dr. Lasky has extended his coaching skills to his own children's sports teams, fostering their athletic growth and instilling values of teamwork and sportsmanship. His daughter, aged 11, excels in travel soccer and basketball, while his son, aged 14, is an active participant in travel basketball and volleyball.
In his personal life, Dr. Lasky has a thirst for adventure and actively seeks new experiences. He holds an advanced open-water scuba-diving certification, demonstrating his love for exploring the depths of the ocean. Additionally, during his college years, he developed a keen interest in skydiving, showcasing his willingness to embrace thrilling challenges.
As the high school principal, Dr. Eric Lasky combines his extensive educational background, coaching experience, and passion for student success to create a positive and inclusive learning environment. He is dedicated to fostering academic excellence, promoting student engagement, and preparing students for future endeavors.