Mr. Dominic Cesare
November 2, 2020
The Home of the Cougars welcomes a new teacher, Mr. Dominic Cesare, to the Social Studies Department for the 2020-2021 school year.
Cesare has great familiarity with his profession seen through the eight and a half years of prior teaching experience at various schools since attending college. With the opportunity to come to Cherry Hill East, Cesare began a successful yet ongoing transition.
By teaching United States 1 Accelerated and Financial Literacy this school year, Cesare aims to ensure that students will be able to have a deeper understanding of our country and about how the foundation of our democracy operates. Teaching Financial Literacy, Cesare hopes to guide students in major decisions while also instructing them on real world skills they can apply outside of the classroom.
“There’s a purpose for and why we are learning it. And I want them to understand that the skills that they learn can help them for anything . . . they do past that class or past high school,” Cesare explained.
While growing up, the teachers and coaches that taught Cesare inspired him to pursue his passion of teaching. In his virtual and in-person classroom, his students are expected to have a teacher who brings a different type of commitment and excitement to his hands-on and project-based lessons.
“Students take part in what we’re learning and it’s not just coming from me,” he emphasized.
Cesare is still adjusting to the twists and turns of joining a new school, in addition to adapting to a virtual classroom setting. He wishes to meet students in-person in the future, and wants to foster an environment that feels as similar to an in-school experience as possible. With his passion for teaching and helping students reach their full potential, it is clear that with all of the great teachers he had in his life, Cesare will be one for the students here at Cherry Hill East, whether it is through google meets or in the classroom.