EC Fredonia Faculty and Staff

Getting to know all about you: A Brief Proust with EC Fredonia Faculty and Staff

 

  1. What is your idea of happiness?

danielDaniel, Center Director: Putting one foot in front of the other and never looking back all while living in the present.

MarisaMarisa, Head Teacher: Relaxing, dancing, wine, friends, family

Robyn, Student Services Coordinator: The feeling you get on beach days, where all the rest of the world disappears, and you are both present and absent at the same time.

Sandra, Teacher: Having a loving person you can trust.

Michael, Teacher: Happiness is a full schedule with no idea of what might happen. It’s the open road, and the opportunity for adventure, excitement, and all things unknown. It’s a good book of poetry I haven’t read yet on a spring day under a tree with a cup of tea and a cigarette.

Claire, Teacher: Happiness is being content in all circumstances.

 

 

  1. What characteristic do you most appreciate in others?

MichaelMichael, Teacher: Honesty, and I don’t mean that in the simple way of being honesty. Rather, I mean a commitment to truth, a commitment to seeing the world as it is and being in that world as you are.

Sandra, Teacher: Responsibility and timeliness.

Daniel, Center Director: Love, unconditional love and appreciation for others regardless of race, creed, or religion.

Claire, Teacher: Empathy, good listeners!

Robyn, Student Services Coordinator: Curiosity and cleverness

Marisa, Head Teacher: humility

 

 

  1. What ability would you most like to have?

ClaireClaire, Teacher: I’d like to be able to add more hours to the day!

Sandra, Teacher: To paint and draw with talent.

Daniel, Center Director: To be humble in all aspects of the word.

Michael, Teacher: What more can I ask for ;D

Robyn, Student Services Coordinator: telepathy, definitely telepathy with a Babelfish

Marisa, Head Teacher: to be able to sing or dance amazingly!

 

 

 

  1. Where would you most like to live?

Robyn Robyn, Student Services Coordinator: Copenhagen, or any number of tropical islands…what’s the most progressive nation that has palm trees?

Sandra, Teacher: I would like to live in Key West.

Daniel, Center Director: Fredonia

Michael, Teacher: Some place warm with no winter, or where winter is kind of optional, such as southern Colorado where if I want winter I can go to a higher elevation with ease.

Claire, Teacher: Rome, Italy

Robyn, Student Services Coordinator: Copenhagen, or any number of tropical islands…what’s the most progressive tropical nation?

Marisa, Head Teacher: Probably Malaysia

 

  1. What is your moto?

 SandraSandra, Teacher: “Learn from the past, plan for the future by focusing on today.”

Robyn, Student Services Coordinator: we are all made of star stuff.

Marisa, Head Teacher: Give everyone the benefit of the doubt.

Daniel, Center Director: Put one foot in front of the other and never looking back all while living in the present.

Michael, Teacher: Well, I don’t have a motto. But years ago I had a mantra: “Lord, let me suffer and then die,” which I’d read in a poem and stuck with me for a couple years. I really idolize the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling, as well as “Be Drunk” by Charles Baudelaire.

Claire, Teacher: Always be a little kinder than necessary.

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