Mr. Darren Hake is now entering his 11th year at the Red Lion Area School District and his 3rd year as the Intervention Specialist at Mazie Gable Elementary School. In his role, he works with students who are identified as struggling learners and could benefit from additional remediation strategies. Students are then tracked and their growth is monitored on a weekly basis. Mr. Hake comes from a background in special education. He started his teaching career at Locust Grove Elementary School where he was a learning support teacher in grades 4 through 6. After five years of teaching at Locust Grove, he made the move to Mazie Gable and continued teaching learning support students for three more years until he transferred into his current role of Intervention Specialist. In addition to working as the Intervention Specialist, Mr. Hake continues to work in his role as the technology facilitator. His job in this role is to help teachers facilitate technology in the classroom and introduce new strategies and ideas that include technology.
Mr. Hake attended Juniata College and earned his Bachelor of Sciences in Elementary Education and Special Education. He then earned his Masters Degree as a Reading Specialist from York College. He continues to pursue additional education through York College and Wilkes University and their graduate technology programs.
Mr. Hake is a husband and father of two boys, Austin (4) and Rylan (1). He met is wife, Rebekah, while attending Juniata College. Mrs. Rebekah Hake is also a teacher in the Red Lion Area School District at North Hopewell Winterstown. Mr. Hake was the Head High School Varsity Baseball Coach for five years and was an assistant coach for five years prior to his head coaching role. He continues to stay involved in baseball and in his free time likes to play golf.
Bachelor of Science - Elementary and Special Education (dual certified), 2006
Master of Science - Education: Reading Specialist, 2011