Welcome, Dr. Derrick Harrison!

We have exciting news for our PEC community –  Dr. Derrick Harrison will be joining our team as the Principal of Plymouth Educational Center! 

Dr. Harrison holds a Doctorate in Education Leadership, is an Ivy League graduate, and joins Distinctive Schools after having served as an Assistant Principal of a high-impact, high capacity, 9-12, High School in the Bronx. Dr. Harrison has a B.A. in English, an M.S. in Mathematics Education and a Doctorate in Education Leadership; as a teacher, he ranked in the top 94th percentile. He is passionate about leadership development, mentoring, coaching, and continued education. The wealth of knowledge he brings, paired with his commitment to access and equity will be an asset to the PEC community.

Dr. Harrison shared, “I believe that through education and true investment in our children and staff, we have the opportunity to close the wealth and opportunity gap. In joining the Plymouth Educational Center team, I am excited about the possibilities for the community and the future.” 

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Harrison to Distinctive Schools! We invite you to join us in welcoming Dr. Harrison to PEC, and will share additional information about opportunities to meet Dr. Harrison soon!  He will be working closely with Ms. Ebron, our DS Leaders and the entire PEC Leadership team to ensure a smooth transition. I want to personally thank Shalessa Ebron and the entire PEC Leadership team for all that they have done to lead alongside all of you to ensure a strong finish this school year.

–Scott Frauenheim, CEO for Distinctive Schools