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Photo of new assistant principal Joshua Gibson


A Berks county native, Mr. Gibson is the Assistant Principal at Thomas Holtzman Jr. Elementary School. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in Educational Administration from the University of Scranton.

Previously, Mr. Gibson was the 3rd – 6th grade general music teacher and choir director at Maple Manor Elementary/Middle School in the Hazleton Area School District. He also was employed by Wilkes University for the Schools and Homes in Education program, an after-school STEAM based program established in the district.

He lives in Hamburg, Pennsylvania with his wife Tara and their two cats Maggie and Molly. When he is not working, Mr. Gibson enjoys singing with Vox Philia, a vocal chamber ensemble based in Reading, Pennsylvania, playing board games, and tending to the family garden.