Phil Strunk

Phil Strunk


MS History Teacher

& EdTech Consultant

5 years experience

Team Member Bio:

Phil Strunk is a middle school history teacher who has been teaching since 2015, teaching as a long term sub in Pennsylvania before receiving a full time teaching position in Virginia in 2016. Phil received his undergraduate degree from Messiah graduating summa cum laude with a degree in History with a Social Studies Teaching Certification and a concentration in Classical and Medieval European History in 2015. Phil graduated with his master’s degree from American College of Education in 2019 with a masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in differentiated instruction and a 4.0 GPA. He is passionate about developing critical thinking skills and authentic performance assessments for students. Phil is an active member of the education side of Twitter, and loves opportunities to work with educators to build student success. Phil lives in Winchester, VA with his wife, Laura Beth. They are welcoming their first child in November 2020 and could not be more excited.

Areas of Experience:

  • .5 year teaching 8th grade US History I (PA)

  • .5 year teaching 7th grade Renaissance/Middle Ages World History (PA)

  • 2 year teaching 8th grade Civics (VA)

  • 5 years teaching 7th grade US History II (VA)

  • 2 years teaching 6th grade US History I (VA)

  • 1 year teaching 6,7,8 Gifted (VA)

Teaching or Administrative Certifications:

  • Social Studies


  • Nearpod Certified Educator, Flipgrid Level 1 Certified Educator, Master Screencaster (Screencastify)

Additional Certifications & Accomplishments:

  • 2018 Apple Federal Credit Union New Secondary Teacher of the Year

  • Common Sense Media Certified Educator

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