Pittsburgh Penguins March Teacher of the Month

Future GoalsTM Program

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Pittsburgh Penguins March Teacher of the Month


Ronda Dodson


Tyrone Area School District

Classroom Team:

Why did you decide to become a teacher?

I enjoy science and like sharing my passion for the subject.

What has been your most memorable moment as a teacher?

I was out shopping and I ran into a parent whose son I had in biology 5-6+ years prior. She want on to say how well her son was doing and that I had such an impact on him. He really enjoyed my class and really liked me as a teacher.

What is your favorite part of Future Goals and how are you using it in your classroom?

The kids really enjoy it. And they can see how science and math can relate to everything.

What was your student’s reaction to the program?

The students say “This is cool! I love the Penguins!”

Who is your favorite hockey player?

Mario Lemieux!