Catherine Hecht

ESL Department Chair

ESL Teacher

International Student Advisor

M.S., International Education, Northcentral University; B.S., Educational Studies, SUNY Empire Saratoga Springs; ESL Certification, Anaheim University

Catherine Hecht joined The Storm King School in 2015 as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher. She currently teaches ESL Advanced and Intermediate II courses. She is a proud graduate of North Central University in Arizona where she received her Master’s Degree in International Education. She also holds an MESL teaching certificate from Anaheim University, and a degree in Educational Studies from the State University of New York. Catherine owns a Child Care Center in Orange County, New York, which is managed by her oldest daughter. Catherine is on the Advisory Committee for the SUNY Orange Education Department and will be teaching night classes at the local community college this spring. Her husband Ray is the Assistant Headmaster of Finance at SKS and her son-law, Ben Harnick, is the Director of Service Learning & Summer Programs at SKS. Mrs. Hecht's youngest daughter graduated from The Storm King School in 2019 and now attends SUNY New Paltz. Mrs. Hecht lives off-campus with her husband, daughter, four dogs, and one cat.  

“Every challenge in life, provides an opportunity to become more than we are.” –C.A.H.