Friday, March 09, 2007

Friday Spotlight on Mr. Myers

Vincent Myers


West End Memorial School

Vincent Myers

• College(s) and degrees(s):
West Chester University -- B.S. - Elementary Education
The College of New Jersey – MA - Educational Administration

• Work experience:
Taught first grade for five years. Assistant Principal and Reading Recovery Teacher for two years.

• Favorite books
o fiction: My Many Colored Days
o nonfiction: Tug McGraw Autobiography

• Favorite television show:

• Last movie I loved:

• Person (living or not) that I’d like to have lunch with:
Martin Luther King, Jr.

• Visiting this place makes me peaceful:
The park to go for a run.

• One item on my “to do” list that I can’t seem to get to:
Go on vacation

• Favorite animal (domestic or wild):

• Favorite sports team:

All Philadelphia Teams

• Destination of my fantasy vacation trip:

• Details about the teacher I will never forget who inspired me to enter the profession:
My social studies teacher never gave up on me. As much as I struggled in his class, he kept pushing me to do well and succeed. I finished the year with a B, but it was overcoming the struggle that made me realize that even as far down as we get, we can always overcome adversity.

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