Degrees and Certifications:
Health & Physical Education Driver Education Wallington Education Association- President
Mr. Frank Giordano Jr.
My name is Frank Giordano Jr. and I have been a physical education teacher in the Wallington Junior/Senior High School for the last 19 years. I graduated from Seton Hall University in 2000, with a BA in education with certifications in Health and Physical Education. I also completed my Driver Education Certification from William Paterson University and I have been teaching Driver Education at Wallington Junior/Senior High School, for 18 years. For the past 7 years, I have also served as the Wallington Education Association President. Along with my teaching duties, I coached the Wallington Football Program for 10 years and served as a Defensive Coordinator on the 2010 State Championship Team. I coached Baseball for 10 years, 8 of those at Becton Regional High School, winning 4 Group 1 State Titles and 2 more years at Wallington High School. I also coached the Becton Wallington Wrestling Team for 17 years. Them team has won 9 straight league titles dating back to 2007. I also have had the honor to have been named Assistant Coach of the Year 3 times during my coaching career.
Family - Blessed with a beautiful son, Joseph Giordano, and wife, Kelly.
Philosophy - I do not perceive Physical Education as an organized recess. My responsibility as a Physical Education teacher are, in my opinion, among the most important in the school. I firmly believe all of my students are special and posses a wide variety of talent and skills. It is my mission to expose my students to a wide variety of activities, as to encourage him, or her, to discover and enhance these skills. As a professional educator, I will present these activities in a positive and professional manner, as to maximize the self-esteem and the self-confidence of my students. As a result of physical education, my students will learn that physical fitness is crucial for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, not only now, but for the rest of their lives.
Throughout the school year, I will treat my students with the utmost respect and courtesy. As a result I expect to be treated in the same manner. While I hold high expectations for my students, I do not expect each child to be the best, but I do expect them do their best.