Matthew Fischer

Matthew Fischer has been named president of Conwell-Egan Catholic High School by Archbishop Nelson Pérez, according to a June 29 announcement from the archdiocesan Office for Catholic Education (OCE). The appointment became effective today, July 3.

Fischer, a 2004 alum of Conwell-Egan, assumes the role of school president after most recently serving as Principal of CEC. Prior to that role, Fischer was the Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs. He has served as part of the school’s administration for nearly seven years.

The announcement described him as having “a strong commitment to advancing the mission of Catholic education with proven results throughout his career at CEC.”

Fischer started his career in education with the School District of Philadelphia where he taught Social Studies and was the Roster Chairperson at Thomas A. Edison High School and the John C. Fareira Skills Center.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Widener University and a Master of Education Degree in Education Leadership from Concordia University.