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Secondary education educator

Gerald A. Oczek, American Secondary education educator. Certified teacher, New York. Recipient Teacher of Year award Lackawanna City School District, 1984-1987, Outstanding Teacher award, 1989-1990.

Background

Oczek, Gerald A. was born on July 24, 1948 in Lackawanna, New York, United States. Son of Constantine Stanley and Charlotte Judith (Kossal) Oczek.

Education

Bachelor in History, Niagara University, 1970. Master of Arts in History, Niagara University, 1974.

Career

Social studies teacher, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, since 1970;Washington, District of Columbia tour director, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, 1976-1985;department chair, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, 1979-1988;senior class advisor, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, 1980-1986;student county advisor, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, 1984-1990;history society advisor, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, since 1988;junior varsity football coach, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, 1974-1976;varsity hockey coach, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, 1975-1982;junior varsity softball coach, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, since 1990;building planning team, Lackawanna (New York) City School District, since 1990. Co-chair Building Planning Team, Lackawanna High School, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, New York.

Membership

Vice president Reserve Officers Association, Western New York, since 1989. Lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve. Member New York State Council for Social Studies, Lackawanna Schoolmasters (treasurer 1974-1986, president 1987-1988), Lackawanna Teachers Federation, Knights of Columbus.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: avid golfer, hockey enthusiast, model railroader.

Connections

Married Karen Helen Garney, October 24, 1970. Children: Colleen, Jeremy, Kevin.

father:
Constantine Stanley Oczek

mother:
Charlotte Judith (Kossal) Oczek

spouse:
Karen Helen Garney

children:
Colleen Oczek

Jeremy Oczek

Kevin Oczek