Specialty: Non-Traditional Programs, Teacher Training, Urban Education, Educational Administration
Office: Mc Innis, Curriculum Lab
Harry Gutelius comes to Eastern University following a 32 year career in the Philadelphia School District. Â Harry began as an English Teacher at Frankford High and after eight years there was named Department Head of English at Lamberton High, where as the schoolâ€™s only department head, he supervised the instruction in all content areas. Â He also served for eight years at Lamberton, and for the final six of those he was the schoolâ€™s first Athletic Director in addition to his department head duties. Â His next promotion was to Vice Principal at Germantown High where he remained for four years prior to being appointed to his final post in Philadelphia: Principal of George Washington High, which during his twelve year tenure there (1987-1999) was the largest school in the city. Â Washington was also recognized for its excellence, being named in a highly respected national publication as one of the finest public schools in the nation for preparing students for college and career. Â Harry was recognized during this period as the cityâ€™s secondary principal of the year.
Upon his retirement from Philadelphia, Harry worked part time at Eastern while being employed full time with Foundations, a non-profit corporation where Harry specialized in services to charter schools and after school programs, mostly in the inner city. Â Harry left Foundations to become full time at Eastern where since 2002 he served the university as both its Athletic Director and as a member of the staff of the Education Department. He left his post as Athletic Director in the summer of 2007 to focus his energy totally on behalf of the Loeb School of Education.