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Jim DeSantis

Joined Mar 1, 2016

  • Location: Syracuse, New York
  • Organization: McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
  • Grade: K , 1st , 2nd , 3rd , 4th , 5th
  • Environment: I am a Library/Media Specialist for roughly 630 students in Pre-k to 5 Title 1 building in the city of Syracuse. My students come from very diverse backgrounds and have many different needs. I work to develop lessons that connect to the curriculum, incorporate technology and wonder, and meet the social/emotional needs of my students.
  • Biography: My experience includes:
    B.S. in Adolescent Social Studies Education
    M.S. in Literacy Education grades 5-12
    M.S. Library Information Science: School Media

    I was a substitute teacher for several years before my current position. I have seen many different educational settings, from very rural to urban and everything in between.
  • Website/Blog: mckinleybrightonlibraryresources.weebly.com