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Mrs.  Tracy  Scaglione
Media Specialist
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Bio

, Education:
*Bachelor of Journalism with Honors from the South Carolina Honors College, University of South Carolina, Columbia - 1993
*Master of Education, Instructional Technology - University of West Georgia - 1997
*Media Specialist Certification - University of West Georgia - 2002
*Specialist in Education, Media - University of West Georgia - December 2008

Experience:
*2017-18 is my 16th year as Media Specialist at DSES
*Douglas County Media Resource, 2006-2010, 2016-present
*UGA's Georgia Picture Book Award Committee, 2011-12
*DSES Media Specialist 2002 - present
*10 years experience in TV production, writing, and producing
*3 years experience in commercial TV programming, promotions, and news (WNGM-TV34, WAGA)
*5 years as Adjunct Instructor, Mass Communications Dept., University of West Georgia
*10 years experience in competitive debate as high school and college level participant and later judge at tournaments
*Book reviewer for Library Media Connection magazine, 2014-present
*Grant writer with more than $38,000 of grant funds accrued for DSES

Honors and Awards:
*USC Honors College Research Fellowship, 1993
*Merrill G. Christophersen Debate Scholarship, 1990-93
*UWG Employee of the Year nominee, 2000
*DSES Teacher of the Year, 2006-07 
*UWG Outstanding Graduate Student - Media, 2008
*Douglas County Library Media Specialist of the Year, 2011 and 2015

Public Service:
*Douglas County Library Board, 2008-present, Secretary
*West Georgia Regional Library Board, 2009-present, Secretary, 2016-present
*GBI Internet Safety Educator Training Writer, 2012
*Alpha Delta Kappa, 2012-present, President, 2016-2018

Personal Life:
I am married to my husband Anthony and we have a son, Paul.  I love spending time with my family, gardening, and reading.