Thursday May 23rd, 2024 2:06AM

Kristi Crumpton named Hall County School District’s Media Specialist of the Year

By Lawson Smith Anchor/Reporter
Kristi Crumpton of Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy was named Hall County School District’s Media Specialist of the Year. 
 
Crumpton also serves as the district’s Media Services Coordinator. 
 
“I am so proud of Kristi and the work she has done at our school,” Wauka Mountain Principal Dean Devito, said. “This is a well-deserved recognition. She pushes technology integration and supports literacy instruction for all kids, and we are so fortunate to call her one of our own.” 
 
Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Kevin Bales explained in a press release that media specialists provide instructional support to teachers and students. 
 
“Ms. Crumpton,” Bales said.“Through her role as the Media Specialist at Wauka Mountain Elementary and as the district Media Services Coordinator, has certainly earned this recognition and we are all grateful for her commitment to the students and teachers of Hall County.” 
 
All HCSD media specialists aim to provide equitable access to a vast range of materials and information, promote transliteracy, instruct and collaborate with teachers and staff, and inspire students to become life-long learners and enthusiastic readers. 
 
Crumpton expressed her excitement for receiving the award: 
 
“I am truly honored to be chosen,” she said. “I absolutely love that my job as the media specialist at Wauka Mountain Academy and as the district media services coordinator allows me to work with students, staff, and administrators to provide resources and experiences that challenge our students to be creative, critical thinkers and lifelong readers. Being a Media Specialist is hands down the best job in education!” 
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