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  • Welcome to
    Mr. Muscarella's
    3rd Grade  
    As a teacher at School #5, I assume the role of educating students behaviorally, socially, and academically. To ensure desired results it is essential create a positive, structured, safe environment which allows all students to achieve success!
    About Me
    My name is Mario Muscarella.  I am 36 years old and have been a teacher in the Dunkirk City School District for 14 years.  I graduated from Falconer High School in 1999 and from there I went on to college and graduated from Fredonia State University.  At Fredonia I was a student athlete who captained the baseball team and earned two degrees with a Bachelors and Masters in childhood education.    I currently live in Dunkirk with my three children Rocco, Giavanna, and Bruno and my 2 dogs.  I love all sports and spent my first 11 years teaching coaching baseball, football, and basketball at the middle and high school.   Two of my favorite teams are the New York Yankees, and the Buffalo Bills.    
    Teaching Background
    I have been a teacher at School #5 for 15 years.  I started my career as a Fifth Grade teacher for one year before switching roles to become a behavior re-education teacher for the following 7 years.  Six years ago I made the switch to my current classroom teaching Third Grade.  I am an active member of our schools PBIS and SCEP committees.  
    My Education
    Bach. in Elementary Education- Grades PreK-6,  Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, grades PreK-6
    Current Curriculum
    Grade 3
    For both Math and ELA, we will be using the Third grade curriculum provided by New York State, which can be found at https://www.engageny.org/