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Tom Cardinal,
K-4 PE teacher

Reason for selection: Mr. Cardinal has been a wonderful addition to the DES teaching staff. For the last few years, he has brought a renewed enthusiasm and excitement to the Elementary Physical Education program. He is passionate about making fitness fun and loves working with all of his students.

1. What do you love about working at Dalton Local Schools? 
Teaching at Dalton has been like finding a diamond in the rough. I’ve enjoyed teaching Physical Education to 300+ elementary students, and working with a great teaching staff, and a great administrative staff.

2. How did you get to where you are today?
I graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1975. Taught in the Jackson Local School District for 35 years, substituted for 7 years and now teach 3 days a week for Dalton Schools the past 2 years for a total of 44 years in education !

3. Tell us one interesting little fact about yourself that people would be surprised to hear.
One interesting fact that people would be surprised to hear is that I teach tennis to young kids and old!


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  1. Roche Harmon on April 27, 2022 at 12:40 pm

    Tom was my high school football coach at Jackson! I am in my 37 year of teaching. Great man and teacher!

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