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Spotlight on Jay Kreisberg

Spotlight on Jay Kreisberg
Posted on 03/03/2016
jayWhat do you teach?
Physical Education.

How long have you been at G&P?
Four years.

Where are you from?
Coventry, Connecticut

Teaching motto or favorite education quote?
Don’t give up, don’t ever give up. –Jim Valvano

What are three things every teacher should own?
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, passion.

What stereotype about teachers is true?
We love to be in control.

If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?
Mr. Feeney from Boy Meets World

What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?
Professional athlete.

Describe your all-time favorite lesson/unit activity.
Baseball, badminton, and volleyball.

How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?
I have always enjoyed teaching and coaching youth, and I knew it was what I wanted to do.

Who was your favorite teacher? Why?
Mr. Carlson, my high school social studies teacher. He used his sense of humor and creativeness to help you learn the content in ways that were easy to remember. He made learning fun.

What do you love about G&P?
I like learning about different cultures from the students.