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October 17, 2017
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Stillwater News

Eye on Stillwater: Get to know K-12 Assistant Principal Clint Froschauer

Jan. 18, 2017 – Throughout the year, the Eye on Stillwater series will highlight those who help our students reach their full potential. It is a chance for the Stillwater community to get to know our teachers, administrators, and staff on a more personal level.

Stillwater K-12 Assistant Mr. Clint Froschauer joined the district at the end of November 2016. He was born and raised in Ballston Spa, where he also currently resides. Mr. Froschauer comes to Stillwater from the Greater Johnstown School District where he was the part-time assistant principal at Knox Middle School for almost four years. He was also a global studies teacher at Johnstown High School for 13 years.

In addition to working in the Greater Johnstown School District, Mr. Froschauer also worked at The Neil Hellman School and at South Glens Falls High School.

He has earned an associate of applied science degree and a liberal arts degree from Adirondack Community College, a bachelor’s degree in elementary and early secondary education from SUNY Oswego, and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from SUNY Plattsburgh, as well as a certificate of advanced study in educational leadership.

Learn more:Clint Froschauer

What prompted you to choose a career in education?

I realized the importance of education and always had a strong desire to build effective relationships with both children and adults. Therefore, a career in education was the perfect fit.

What are your immediate goals?

My immediate goal is to develop positive relationships with both the students and staff of the Stillwater Central School District.

What are your long term goals?

My long term goal is to assist the Stillwater students, staff, and administrative team in creating a learning environment that is conducive to academic success and social growth.

What do you find most gratifying about your work?

I find that being a part of a team that helps students reach their full potential is what is most gratifying, as well as being able to watch the students strive to reach their personal and professional goals in life.

What are you looking forward to in Stillwater?

The staff and students have been very welcoming to me since I started. I am looking forward to working with the Stillwater learning community. I am also looking forward to the opportunities I will be given in order to help me learn and grow, both professionally and personally.

If you could teach a certain subject area, what would it be?

There is no doubt that I would choose to teach social studies. History and the social sciences have always interested me.

When you were in high school, what did you want to be when you “grew up”?

I have always wanted to be involved in a career where I could help people.

What is the most unusual job you’ve ever had?

The most “unusual” job I have ever had was when I delivered newspapers in middle school.

What would students be surprised to know about you?

I was a finalist in the seventh grade spelling bee. I purposely misspelled a word so that I could spend more time with my friends. I still regret it to this day.

What do you like to do in your free time?

I enjoy spending time with my family. I also enjoy fishing and spending time outdoors.

If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it?

I would save and invest some money for my children’s education.
I would plan a family vacation to a beach.
I would donate some money to assist the less fortunate.

What are the Top 3 items on your bucket list?

Drive across the country
Bring my family to Disney World
Experience the feeling of satisfaction and content when I hit retirement age.

What are your favorite sports teams?

College basketball: Duke
Football: New York Giants

What are you currently reading?

I just began reading Tim Tebow’s book, “Shaken.”

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