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Important Advice for Polar Plunge Participants

An experienced education professional, Greg Gerkens has held positions like special education teacher and assistant principal. Outside of work, Greg Gerkens gives back to the community in several ways, including participating in the Polar Plunge, which benefits the Special Olympics. The Polar Plunge involves jumping into frigid water during the heart of winter to raise money for a meaningful cause. When preparing for the event, … Continue reading Important Advice for Polar Plunge Participants

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Three Tips for Novice Kite Flyers

From 2008 to 2013, Greg Gerkens worked as a special education science teacher for the Wyandanch Union Free School District, where he also acted as an athletic event supervisor, leadership team member, and coordinator of multiple school programs. Outside of his work life, Greg Gerkens enjoys spending time flying kites with his son. While it may look simple, launching a kite and keeping it airborne … Continue reading Three Tips for Novice Kite Flyers

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The New York Islanders’ Dynasty

Greg Gerkens works as a special education and science teacher in Wyandanch, New York. He has additional experience as an assistant principal at Eastern Suffolk High School in Centereach. In his free time, Greg Gerkens enjoys following a number of New York sports teams, including the New York Islanders. The New York Islanders joined the National Hockey League (NHL) as an expansion team ahead of … Continue reading The New York Islanders’ Dynasty