Middle School Principal

Eric Dyck Hilty Eric Dyck Hilty

Eric has been actively involved in education for the past 25 years as a math and science teacher and as a secondary administrator. His overseas international school experience includes 3 years in Mumbai, India and 11 years in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

While working at the International School of Ouagadougou he developed the science and math curriculum using AERO and McRel standards and managed the department curricular resources. In addition to his teaching responsibilities he was the athletic director and coached high school boys basketball.

Eric develops positive relationships with students, staff and parents through his communication and collaborative skills. In addition to developing academic rigour, he believes schools have a responsibility in developing life skills that create responsible students. In his role as Deputy Head of Secondary at Oberoi International School in Mumbai, India he developed and supported various student activities such as MUN, GIN Club, TEDx events, Relay for Life cancer walks, and various student-intitatives. He oversaw the student leadership skills through his work with student council and high school events committee.

Eric met Heidi during their undergraduate studies at Goshen College, Indiana, USA. A year after their studies were completed they were married and have been serving in the education profession. Eric completed his Master of Education in International Education Administration in 2012 from Endicott College, USA.

While at home, Eric enjoys his morning coffee, reading, taking care of his pets, and keeping up-to-date with his favourite sports teams. When traveling he looks for places that allow for quiet walks and cater to a variety of international cuisines. He also enjoys playing basketball and football with his friends and colleagues.