I have 16 years teaching experience as an elementary teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, LLI (Leveled Literacy Intervention) Specialist and as a School Library Media Specialist. I have 5 years teaching experience at the college level. My work and my library are featured in the UFT NY paper the Sept. 2013 issue, http://bit.ly/1alICu1.
Structured, literacy based, cross curriculum.
Most recently, I obtained $565,868 in funding for My Brother's Keeper Grant over 4 years. Awarded the ALA Scholastic Publishing Award. Supervised the Boro Wide Winners of the 26th Annual Erza Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition. Supervised an honorable mention of the 27th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition. Supervised the 1st and 2nd place Citywide Winners of the 2012 Jewish Heritage Essay Contest. Supervised the 1st and 3rd place Citywide Winners of the 2013 Jewish Heritage Essay Contest. Supervised the 2013 GENYOUth Now national winner who met Warren Buffett. Recipient of 48 fully funded grants. Recipient of the New Yorkers Read Grant. Cowrote and recipient of NYC Summer Quest Literacy Learning Initiative Camp Grant.
M.Ed. in School Library and Information Technologies (Mansfield University of Pennsylvania). Masters of Science in Reading (Herbert Lehman College, New York). Masters of Science in Elementary Education(Pace University, New York). Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a concentration in Asian Studies (State University of New York at Binghamton, New York).
Publications: Strategic Long-Range Planning. Library Media Center. October 2012. Wong, Tracey. "Makerspaces Take Libraries by Storm." Library Media Connection 31.6 (2013): 34-25. Academic Search Complete. Web. 23 Apr. 2013. Wong, Tracey. "Are You Connected." School Library Monthly, May/Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p33-34, 2p.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Specialty, Science, Environment, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Music, Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Drama, Art, Curriculum & Instruction, Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, Library Sciences, Instructional Technology, Cooking, Writing, Dance, Informational Text