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Meet staff member Dawn Thomas

Photo of Jarvis teacher Dawn ThomasHi! My name is Dawn Thomas. I am a special education teacher at Jarvis Middle School and have been teaching for 22 years.

What do you like best about what you do?

Helping others learn and become productive community members.

What event here at Central Valley CSD has made/makes a difference to you personally and in your career?

Having students return to say thanks!  🙂  Watching them mature into nice people!

Where are you involved outside of school and what do you like best about it?

Showing horses (I even drive a horse trailer and do chores!)

What former jobs have you held?

Swimming teacher at Ilion Big Pool and had many co-workers in my class!

Where were you educated?

Ilion-1985, parents-1965, grandparents-1936 – We were all Ilion graduates!

Where have you lived?

Ilion and Cedarville, NY

If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?

Ride my horse and work on my dream home!

What book and/or author are you currently reading?

Paulo Coetto – The Alchemist

If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?

Country and rock

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

Modern Family

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

Stratford upon Avon to see the “Globe”

What one thing would you share that people might not know about you?

I went to college for equine studies.