The very same quotation has been sitting down on Rymfire Elmentary School P.E. instructor Robert Cerasi’s desk for 20 years. “A hundred many years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the kind of home I lived in, or what sort of auto I drove. … But the globe may possibly be diverse simply because I was critical in the lifetime of a little one.”
“From my struggles, I have always required to give back again. … I really feel that each university student has price, and it has been my quantity one objective to make a favourable effects on just about every scholar that I instruct.”
— ROBERT CERASI, Rymfire Elementary Faculty Teacher of the Yr
As a P.E. teacher, Cerasi has an advantage that most other teachers will not: He sees every single scholar every faculty day.
“I am equipped to touch the life of all of my pupils each and just about every day,” he wrote in his software resources for the Trainer of the Year award. “I think in setting up strong relationships. … I want them to be effective, and it is my job to make them truly feel cared for and appreciated, and to enable them know that they have worth.”
Cerasi has been training at Rymfire given that it opened in 2006 and is head coach and director for the Rymfire Elementary Managing Club. He is been training for 23 yrs, and created Rymfire’s bodily schooling curriculum.
University hadn’t come easy for him when he was a boy.
“I experienced to operate very tricky to overcome my struggles,” he wrote. “From my struggles, I have always required to give again. … I really feel that every single pupil has worth, and it has been my range a person intention to make a good affect on each and every student that I teach.”
To make sure students are progressing, he has his younger students demonstrate skills like galloping, hopping, skipping and functioning at established intervals through the 12 months, while more mature college students are assessed in functioning, pushups, sit-ups and agility. More mature college students also master sporting activities like floor hockey, basketball, soccer and pickleball.
To integrate broader learning into his lessons, he is worked along with a health trainer and partnered with nurses at AdventHealth to build a “Mission Fit” method training next-quality and a fourth-quality pupils about diet, workout and healthful lifetime possibilities.
He’s spearheaded the school’s area days, which have associated extra than 1,000 college students.
“My greatest strength is how I am ready to motivate my learners to work as tough as they can, even though pupils however have an fulfilling practical experience,” he wrote. “My higher power and passion is contagious, and it encourages my learners to do their very ideal.”