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Ocie Bennett


Cell Phone: (585) 481-0382

Subject: Physical Education Teacher

How long have you been a teacher?

I have been teaching for 21 years. I have worked in various roles. English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, Special Education, AIS Teacher, and Discipline Supervisor. Plus, Coach Football, Basketball, and Track for 15 years.

What is your philosophy as a teacher?

Do not let your situation determine your future, and be the change you want to see.

What motivates you to be at Vertus? (what is your “why?")

To make a change in the lives of students who have been lost.

Who are you outside of Vertus?

I am a child of God, a Husband, Father to seven children 5 girls, 2 boys, a brother, uncle, Papa, and a Kansas City Chiefs Fan. Who enjoys his family, cooking, sports, encouraging people to want better.

What is your motivational message for students, current or future?

Discipline gets you to your destination, not your desires!!!

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