About Ms. Retrosi

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My name is Cecile Retrosi and I have been a teacher in the Canastota Central School District since 1997. During my time here, I have taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. I absolutely love teaching elementary school and have enjoyed teaching fifth grade for three years, with a break to teach 4th grade from 2016-2017.

I graduated from Hamilton Central School in 1989 and went to SUNY Potsdam to pursue my dream of becoming an elementary teacher. I graduated in 1993 with a dual major in writing and elementary education. I received my Master's Degree in Reading from SUNY Cortland in 1999 while teaching full time and becoming a mother.
I have three amazing boys and they have gone or are going through the Canastota school system. Joey graduated in 2016 and is attending SUNY Morrisville as a sophomore this year. Michael graduated from CHS last June and is a freshman at SUNY ESF on SU's campus. Matthew is a sophomore. Time has certainly flown by. I can still remember watching all three of my boys graduate from kindergarten, sitting up on the stage in the auditorium at Roberts Street. I am thoroughly enjoying my time with them while they’re around!

When I am not busy teaching, I enjoy reading, gardening, shopping, attending SU football and basketball games, and spending time with family and friends.