Thea Crook

Librarian, 1st/2nd Grade Teacher Assistant

I have been at Akiba-Schechter since:

2013.

Education/degrees:

B.A. in English, Latin and Hebrew
Certificate in Foreign Language Education

I like to teach because:

As librarian, I have the opportunity to introduce new books and genres to so many students.

My favorite part of teaching is:

Hearing from the students what books they recommend that we should purchase for the library, and mentoring the library interns.

I became a teacher because:

I love becoming a part of my students’ educational journey as they become part of a community of learners.

I'm known by my students for:

Being firm, fair, and enthusiastic about books.

When I'm not teaching, I

Enjoy reading and relaxing. I also work as a family support specialist, assisting families who are dealing with a crisis.