Christina Bentheim, M.Ed.
School Library Media Specialist
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my complete CV and work samples.
The mission of the school library media
center is first and foremost to provide
As your school library media
adequate access to information; second, to
specialist, I have four specific roles:
provide a warm, kind, inviting, and
comfortable environment for all students • Teacher,
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS • Instructional Partner,
and teachers to learn, grow, and ultimately
love reading; third, to actively teach Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) • Information Specialist, and
students by partnering with classroom Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) • Program Administrator.
American Library Association (ALA)
teachers for regular and consistent American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
collaboration; fourth, to foster the Children’s Literature Assembly
integration and use of 21st century Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International
literacies within the classroom and media
center; and fifth, to build the foundation for
increased student achievement within the
Visit http://www.tinyurl.com/cbentheim for my
complete CV and work samples.
RECENT COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Student Achievement
Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) Pal to Pre-service Collaboration
Teachers, Las Vegas, NV Visual Literacy
I increased student Scholastic Book Clubs Teacher Advisory
Literature in the Classroom
reading levels up to Board Member, Scholastic, Inc., New York Educational Technology
the equivalent of 5 Presentation to the Clark County Public
Reading and Writing Workshop
years in only 9 Education Foundation for Clark County Balanced Literacy
months. READS, Las Vegas, NV Differentiated Instruction
Constructivist Teaching Practices
ELL Learning Strategies
EDUCATION AND LICENSES
Library Media Specialist Endorsement (K-12), Nevada Department of Education
M.S. Ed., Curriculum and Instruction (Emphasis in Library Science), UNLV
Elementary (K-8) Teaching License, Nevada Department of Education
B.S. Ed., Elementary Education, UNLV
MY GOAL IS STUDENT SUCCESS. AS THE SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST, I
WILL STRIVE TO INCREASE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT WHILE FOSTERING A
LIFELONG LOVE OF READING AND LEARNING IN BOTH STUDENTS AND
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