Erik Champy

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Erik Champy
Lawrence, MA
Cranberry Unit, Lexington, MA

Personal and Professional Information:

  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (1989)
  • Master of Education in School Counseling (1994)
  • Doctor of Education in Curriculum Development and Systemic Change (1999)
  • Educational experience from Preschool through Graduate School
  • State Director for the National Education Association (2011 – 2016)
  • Vice President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association (2016 – 2018)
  • Guidance Counselor at Triton Regional High School

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PTA Involvement

Current Service Includes: 

  • Massachusetts Chair for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Member of the Massachusetts PTA Board of Directors

Previous Service Includes:

  • State President of the Massachusetts PTA
  • PTA Liaison to the Massachusetts Teachers Association
  • Secretary of the Massachusetts PTA
  • Member of the Massachusetts PTA Health, Safety and Wellness Committee
  • Massachusetts PTA Representative on the Mass Partners Board
  • Massachusetts PTA Representative on the Mass Safe Routes to School Committee
  • Presenter for various Massachusetts PTA initiatives
  • PTA Staff Representative for the Triton Regional School District

Community Involvement

Current Service Includes:

  • Salem State Alumni Board of Directors

Previous Service Includes:

  • Served on myriad committees for the Massachusetts Teachers Association
  • Participated on several committees for the National Education Association
  • State Board Member of Health Care for All Massachusetts
  • President of the Salem State Alumni Association
  • Charter Member and President of the Salem State Friends of Education

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award |  Massachusetts Teachers Association (2018)
  • Distinguished Service Award | Bristol County Educators’ Association (2018)
  • Male Involvement Award | Massachusetts PTA (2017)
  • Northeast Educator Hall of Fame | Salem State University (2016)
  • Champion for Children Award | Joint Committee for Children Health Care (2016)
  • Distinguished President’s Award | National PTA (2014)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award | National PTA (2012)
  • Counselor of the Year Award | Northeast Counselors Association (2010)
  • Exceptional Educator Award | Salem State University (2008)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award | Massachusetts PTA (2007)
  • Pi Lambda Theta Gamma Upsilon | Salem State University (2006)
  • Gubernatorial Recognition | Governor A. Paul Cellucci (1998)
  • Official Citation | State Senator James Jajuga (1998)