Cinda Dehner
Library Media Specialist
Bissell Elementary
Cinda Dehner currently serves as the Library Media Specialist at Bissell Elementary School in Twinsburg, Ohio, which is comprised of ~650 2nd and 3rd graders. Cinda has served as a Library Media Specialist and an Elementary Teacher around the country as she has lived in six different states. She holds a Bachelor's in Elementary Education and Child Development and a Masters in Educational Media from Purdue University. She has continued her education at Kent State University with courses in Library/Media. Cinda was awarded National Board for Professional Teacher Certification in Library/Media in 2002. She has been named a Star Educator by the Summit Education Initiative and received a TEAMS award for teacher/librarian collaboration. She serves as an educational consultant on the boards of Chagrin River Publishing and Daily Dose of Reading. Cinda has been both a participant and facilitator for Kent State's ILILE project and has been a speaker at a variety of conferences. Cinda has been a member of OELMA and served on a variety of committees, as well as holding memberships in ALA and Ohioana Library Council. Cinda contributed to the Elementary School Science in the World Room.