Welcome from Mrs. Dunn
Education & Professional Certifications
I graduated summa cum laude from Saint Vincent College in 2002 with dual undergraduate degrees in History and Theology. In 2005, I graduated from Saint Vincent College with a Master of Science degree in Education, with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction. I have additional graduate credits from the University of Pennsylvania and Augustana University in literacy. My professional teaching certifications include: Social Studies (7-12), Business, Computer, and Information Technology (K-12), and Library Science (K-12).
Department/Courses & Grade Levels
In addition to being the Middle School librarian, I am currently teaching: STAR (study skills & social/emotional learning for 6th graders); Career Explorations (7th grade); and Personal Finance (8th grade).
I began my teaching career as a day-to-day and long-term substitute for the Derry Area School District in the 2003-2004 school year. I was hired as a full-time BCIT teacher prior to the 2006-2007 school year. Over my tenure with the Derry Area School District, I have taught computer, business, Social Studies, and elective courses.
I am a member of the following professional organizations:
- Pennsylvania State Librarians Association (PSLA)
- Westmoreland County Association of School Librarians (WCASL)