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 Gerard Torres has added the lesson plan Career Creation May 24, 2017

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Mr. Gerard Torres
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Pete Mirich Elementary School
Class Information:
Room Number: 124
Students per Class: 36
Class Description:
Varying classes and sizes that range from GT to special needs. Each class is set up to provide optimum success for each student based on individual needs, goals, and abilities!
Technology Instructional Coach
Chromebook, Digital camera, projector, connecting hardware, Chromebook carrying case
My Philosophy:
To personalize and specialize each student's tech experience and expertise based on ability and individual goals.
Personal Information:
About Me:
Actively involved in education my entire adult life. Come from a family and extended family of educators with over 150 total years of in-class experience. Parent of 4 children - two with engineering degrees, one almost done with her engineering degree, and the fourth will be studying to be an engineer after high school. Marine Veteran
College and Degrees:
Bachelor Arts in Social Science
coach three sports at the high school and middle school levels, serve on numerous committees to promote an active lifestyle,
Favorite Books:
Memoirs of a Geisha Living with no Excuses
Favorite Quotes:
"Don't follow leaders and watch your parking meters." Speaks to how I want my students to think: be inquisitive, challenge the norm, throw away the box, but pay attention to detail.
Coaching, gardening, learning, reading, mentoring
Percent of Students are:
     At-risk: 55 %
     Average: 35 %
     High-achiever: 5 %
     Special Needs: 5 %
Percent of Students are:
     White/Caucasian : 50 %
     Hispanic: 48 %
     African American: 1 %
     Asian: 1 %
Free/Reduced Lunch Program Enrollment:: 75 %
ESL Enrollment:: 5 %
Average number of students in class:: 28 students
Number of students I teach:: 150 students