Name of staff member: Troy Emig
Position in USD #435: Elementary PE Instructor. Share my day between St. Andrews and Garfield. Cross Country and Track Coach
Years in this position: I have been doing this position for eight years
Previous teaching experience: My previous experience was teaching 5th grade for 18 years
What inspired you to go into education? I wanted to become a good role model for people. Education is also an excellent way to give back to your community in a variety of ways.
A memorable teaching moment: I would say I've had many of these. Often times it happened outside of the classroom walls. Whether it was on a track, field, court, or classroom relationships and mutual respect are built over a period of time. It is an amazing feeling to see a student succeed in something they have such passion for. It gives me great satisfaction to see that smile on their face after an individual or team goal has been achieved.