New Staff; Tricia Cichosz: Media Specialist

BA: St. Ambrose University, 2006

MA: Western Illinois, 2012

Years taught: 10

Previous job: 4th grade teacher, special education, and teacher librarian, all at Mark Twain Elementary School

Favorite part about teaching: “I like making connections and forming relationships with students. I want students to want to become lifelong learners.”

What I do at the high school: “I teach integration needs. I want there to be more book clubs, and I want to collaborate with students. The library is a place for students and a place for inventing things.”

Family: Husband-Scott, Daughters-Sydney (6) and Avery (2)

Fun Fact: “I am from Minnesota.”

What I want students to know about me: “You can find me in the library, and I want you to use the library as a resource in your learning. I am here as an educator and I’m always open to new ideas, to teach, to collaborate, to learn, and to be supportive of anything that is student driven.”


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