Kimberly DeFusco is currently serving at the Supervisor for Library Media Services, 6-12. She has been a classroom teacher in Japan and Hillsborough County at the high school and middle school levels and served as a school library media specialist and peer evaluator. She has extensive training and experience with technology and instructional technology integration. Kimberly earned her B.A. in Spanish from the University of Tampa and attended the Technical Institute of Monterrey in Queretaro, Mexico for a specialization in Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture. She also received her M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida. Kimberly is certified in School Library Media K-12 and Gifted K-12. Kimberly also achieved National Board Certification in Library Media. Throughout her educational career, Kimberly has been involved in various aspects of leadership in the field of School Library Media. Kimberly has served on the School Leadership Team, Reading Leadership Team, School Advisory Committee and as Faculty Liaison for PTSA. She was twice recognized as her school’s Ida S. Baker Diversity Educator of the Year. At the district level, she has conducted professional development trainings for media specialists and a variety of subject areas, mentored new media specialists and served on the governing board of the Hillsborough Association of School Library Media Specialists. Kimberly has also presented at the state conference of the Florida Association of Media for Education (FAME) and served on FAME’s Leadership Development Committee.
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