About the Teacher
Phone: 201.262.0172 Ext. 2015
Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Marisa Knudsen
Ms. Knudsen has been a teacher in the New Milford Public School District for the past 19 years. She worked as a 5th-grade teacher for ten years, the B.F. Gibbs Library Media Specialist for six years, and has recently moved to New Milford High School to become the Library Media Specialist. She earned dual degrees in Elementary and Special Education from Bloomsburg University and earned her Master's Degree in School Library Media at William Paterson University.
As a Library Media Specialist, Ms. Knudsen creates engaging experiences in a 21st-century student-centered learning environment. Her students are taught through a variety of learning styles led through inquiry-based instruction. She provides opportunities for innovative thinking, ethical and responsible use of technology, and collaboration that motivates students in a welcoming and safe environment to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens. She is committed to helping every child become an enthusiastic, lifelong reader and learner in our ever-changing global society.