New Principal for Justice High School
Maria Eck has been named the new principal of Justice High School, effective July 23. Eck is currently serving as principal of Poe Middle School, where she has been a leader since 2014. Prior to joining the staff at Poe, Eck served as the principal at McNair Elementary School. She has also served as an assistant principal at McNair Elementary and Glasgow Middle School, as well as intersession coordinator at Glen Forest Elementary. Eck formerly worked in Miami-Dade County Public Schools as an administrator, classroom teacher, and an English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) teacher. Eck, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, has worked extensively in schools with high percentages of English language learners and has a proven track record of increasing student achievement. A graduate of Florida International University, where she earned a bachelor of arts in education, Eck earned a master’s of education in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.