About Kathy Malatesta
Kathy is the Library Media Specialist at Bethel Middle School in Bethel, CT. She has more than 15 years experience in classrooms ranging from city schools to suburban districts and from kindergarten through high school. She has collaborated with classroom and special area teachers to design engaging projects that satisfy not only curricular goals and information literacy standards but also student interests. Kathy also addresses the needs of her colleagues and staff members by designing and presenting professional development workshops throughout the year.
She is a self-professed technology geek, photographer, and amateur genealogist. As an active social media participant, Kathy was invited by NASA to attend the final Space Shuttle launch. When unplugged, she spends time with her husband, two college-age daughters and Rogan, the wonder dog. She is looking forward to sharing her enthusiasm for education, libraries and technology with you.