David Shulick: Lineage of an Educator

It is no mystery that David Shulick has a passion for institutions of learning. Both his mother and father were well known in education circles. There David Shulick speaks of the atrocious conditions high school students are expected to endure while furthering their education. The long standing structures of the community’s high schools were in dire need of rebuilding, thus David created the Judith B. Shulick Alternative Education Center for ‘at risk’ youth, and authored several publications about how critical learning environments were for students and faculty.

David Shulick

David Shulick

David Shulick himself has devoted a considerable amount of his free time and fianances to financial causes to help at risk students. in several communities. He has created software to increase academic accountability, and David Shulick best represents this advocacy in an opinion article he wrote in the Main Line Times Newspaper, among others.

In naming the Education Center in memory of his mother, David Shulick is continuing his effort to honor her. “While completing my Bachelor of Science Degree in 1991,” he says today, “my beloved mother, Judith B. Shulick, was tragically killed in an automobile accident when three ‘at risk’ students from George Washington High School were speeding, and broadsided the vehicle she was traveling in.”

David Shulick also donated and built a playground in his mother’s memory. He is also a benefactor of the USC Shoah Foundation in memory of Judith B. Shulick. The USC Shoah Foundation is “dedicated to making audio-visual interviews with survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides a compelling voice for education and action.

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