• Experience:
    Taught 7th grade science at Seneca Ridge 2017-'18
    Both 6th and 7th grade science 2010-1017
    6th Grade Science teacher at Seneca Ridge 2002-2010
    8th Grade Science teacher at Seneca Ridge, 2001-02
    7th and 8th Grade Science teacher at Seneca Ridge, 1999-2001
    V.P., Army Times Publishing Company (Formerly Times Journal) 1986-1998
    CPA and Partner, Price Waterhouse, Washington, D.C. 1968-86
    D.C. National Guard, 1st Lt., MSC, 115th Evac. Hosp. , and 163rd MP Co.1968-74, Honorable discharge ASAR 1974
    Virginia Finalist, Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2015
     
    Education:
    Amherst College, BA; University of Pennsylvania, MBA; Shenandoah University, M.S. (education).; numerous other science and education classes at other colleges; endorsed to teach Earth Science in Virginia as well as Middle School subjects, currently enrolled in University of California, San Diego, in a program for teachers of Gifted and Talented Students. 
    Author of Torricelli, Pascal and PVC Pipe in Science Scope, Feb. 2006. 
    Author of Study of the Effects on Student Knowledge and Perceptions of Activities Related to Submetering the 6th Grade Wing of a Middle School, to Displaying the Carbon Footprint, and to Efforts to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gases,2009, ERIC ED505893
    Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Alternative Futures, Alexandria, Virginia. 
    Other: A passion for the natural world and for education.  Currently seeking funding for a Trout in the Classroom activity, the target being the release of trout fingerlings into appropriate streams.  Active in attempting to make the Seneca Ridge habitat more education-friendly, and the school better able to use the habitat for enhanced student learning experiences.  Involved in planning, funding, and erecting a Scale Model Solar System in Loudoun County, spanning schools and other locations from Seneca Ridge and Dominion High in the East, to Round Hill Elementary and Mountain View Elementary in the West.  Also involved in another energy conservation grant from the foundation arm of Dominion Power.  Believes that the SRMS Habitat is the best of all 70 LCPS schools. Resides in Lovettsville.
     Mr. Peck
     Contact Information
    Phone:  571-444-7480
    E-mail:  jpeck@lcps.org
     
     
Last Modified on June 12, 2018