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Background Information:
Hello, my name is Celena Chastain.  I have been teaching for fourteen years here at W.L. Swain Elementary.  This is my sixth year as the School Library Media Specialist.  Prior to this position, I taught four years in Kindergarten and four years in 1st grade.  Before coming to Swain, I taught seventh grade Science at Ashworth Middle School.
 
I graduated from Shorter College with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education in December 2002.  In May of 2009, I graduated with a Master's degree in Instructional Technology from Lesley University.  In addition, I earned a Specialist degree in Teacher Leadership from Piedmont College in December 2010.  In 2012, I earned a Specialist degree in School Library/Media from the University of West Georgia. 
 
This year, I am serving as a part of the school leadership team, as the lead Reading Bowl coach, as a website administrator for Swain, as the chair of Swain's media/technology committee and as a technology specialist to provide teacher trainings in educational technology. 
 
It is my sincere desire to touch the lives of all of my students.  I look forward to a wonderful year filled with fun-filled learning that instills a love of reading in every child!