Friday, November 17, 2006

Friday Spotlight on Mr. Roskoski

Mr. Roskoski

School Psychologist

Woodbury Jr.-Sr. High School

Gary A. Roskoski

• College(s) and degrees(s):
Manhattan College (1999-2001); Monmouth University, BA – psychology; Rowan University, MA - school psychology; Rowan University, Ed.S - school psychology (expected, 2007)

• Work experience:
Manager --Eden Family of Services (group home for adults with autism)

• Favorite books
o fiction: The Catcher in the Rye
o nonfiction: CASH, by Johnny Cash

• Favorite television show:
The Wonder Years & The Simpsons

• Last movie I loved:
Wedding Crashers

• Music CD that I have almost worn out from repeated playing:
The Wall by Pink Floyd

• Person (living or not) that I’d like to have lunch with and why:
My Grandmother: Anita Franchi. It would be so nice to see her again. I would enjoy just sitting with her and showing her that her influence and love has stayed with me all these years.

• Visiting this place makes me peaceful:
Tibbets Brook Park - Yonkers, N.Y.

• One item on my “to do” list that I can’t seem to get to:
Clean out my closet

• Favorite animal (domestic or wild):
"BEAR" - my miniature longhair Dachshund

• Favorite sports team:

New York Yankees

• Destination of my fantasy vacation trip:

• Details about the teacher I will never forget who inspired me to enter the profession:
He inspired me and made me understand it was more important to achieve success using my own standards rather than someone else’s standards – thank you, Mr. Day.

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