Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in English-University of Michigan-Dearborn M.A. in Special Education/Learning Disabilities- University of Michigan-Dearborn Certifications: Learning Disabilities (SM) K-12 English (BA) 6-12 Psychology (CE) 6-12
Mr. Joseph Petrena
Mr. Petrena is in his 12th year in Trenton Public Schools. He is highly qualified in English, Psychology, and as a Resource Room/Co-teacher. He currently co-teaches in a variety of English classes. Before teaching at Trenton High School, Mr. Petrena was an English and Resource Room teacher at Arthurs Middle School. Mr. Petrena is also a football coach at Trenton High School. He earned a Bachelor's degree in English and a Master's degree in special education both at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, reading, and watching/attending sporting events.