David G. Di Gregorio
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

EDUCATION M.A. Administration and Supervision, Educator Trainer 1998 – GPA: 3.629
B.A. English 1993 – GPA: 3.145
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ


NJ Supervisor / NJ Educational Media Specialist / NJ Teacher of English

US and German Citizen (hold both passports)

EXPERIENCE Supervisor of Library Media Services 
Tenafly High School, Tenafly, NJ   Fall 1996 – present
Transformed library media center into a center of research, study, and production through integrating unusual media functions into a logically designed centralized area.  Traditional print, non print, broadcast (television, web, and web streaming), interactive (videoconferencing and video editing) and all print and non-print duplication finds itself in a convenient and accessible and pleasing arrangement.  With state of the art tools and a wide range of print and non-print media, students and educators are able to research, create, and present projects using cutting-edge technology in a supportive, productive, and comfortable library environment.  Inquiries and site visits from schools across the country interested in our unique model are regularly accommodated.  Presently integrating a robust engineering and design program (STEM) preK – 12.
Past and ongoing work includes:
▪ Transformation of unused library space into a television control room on par with a professional broadcasting facility
▪ Obtain grants for equipment purchase – obtain donated equipment valued in total over a million dollars
▪ Designed / Built TV studio in library’s center using Frankfurt Book Fair as a model
▪ Created and maintain www.librarymedia.net, Tenafly High School library media center multimedia web site with European style “mediatech”
▪ Produce original content; live and on demand in our studio
▪ Collaborate with students to develop innovative uses of technologies useful for library and school operations
▪ Obtained cable access channel reaching into homes of local residents with 24/7 programing
▪ Collaborate with staff in designing student run daily TV program broadcast to classrooms and Tenafly homes
▪ Collaborate with faculty, students and administration to update selection of print and non print media
▪ Coordinate cataloging of new materials on Follett Destiny library automation software with library secretaries
▪ Designed and installed academic theatre areas for faculty and student presentations
▪ Designed teleconferencing theatre and integrated it with library and school access broadcasting
▪ Initiate videoconferences, to include U.S. Senators and Representatives, authors and experts
▪ Designed and integrated a Collegial Cyber Café for faculty planning & professional development
▪ Designed and build Apple editing suites in library’s instructional “NEWSROOM”
▪ Provide instruction  on effective research and project creation
  English Teacher, Essex Catholic High School, East Orange, NJ   Summer 1993 – Fall 1996 – Taught English on all levels / Yearbook adviser
German Teacher, Leave Replacement, Don Bosco Prep, Ramsey, NJ 1989-1990
Knowledge of all operating systems, video production, cameras, lenses, lighting, composition, editing / embedding, encoding, streaming software and devices, cable infrastructure, video editing platforms, library management software, video server systems, bar code hardware and software, SDI / Ethernet cable management and termination, audio boards, video routers & switchers, automated programming software, teleprompters & software, monitor walls – Library design & renovation, book shelving, lighting, signage, color integration, shelving conversion to mobile units, furniture design: original “convertible carrel” using steel & wood, with Corian surface.
▪ Member: Educational Advisory Services Committee WNET Education, NYC
▪ Published: Articles and Publications 
▪ Attend: events at the German Center for Research and Innovation, NYC
 Attend: workshops and events at Hasso Plattner Institute, NYC
 Published: Bookmark: Publication of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians: Feature article “Integrating Broadcast Media in School Library Media Centers” May 2005
▪ Featured: Library media center featured in article in New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s September 2004 issue.
▪Published: Media and Methods Magazine: “Television in Schools via Cable Access” August 2004
▪ Attend: Frankfurt Book Fair 2003 / 2006 / 2009: Largest annual book event in world, attended as a press member. Interviewed authors & published selected interviews
▪ Attend: Aesthetic Realism Foundation – attend All for Education seminars given by NYC teachers that use the cutting edge Aesthetic Realism Teaching Method in their classes.
▪ Award: 2001 Home School Association’s “Faculty Member of the Year”
▪ Member:  International Association of School Librarianship – Conferences 2007 Taipei, Taiwan / 2008 University of California, Berkley (presented) / 2009 Padua, Italy
▪ Member / Presented:  New Jersey Association of School Librarians
▪ Member: New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association
PRIOR EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE A.A.S. Hotel and Restaurant Management – 1980
State University of New York, Delhi
Twelve years hospitality and hotel management experience with four years in Nuremberg, Germany
LANGUAGES German, with knowledge of French and Mandarin Chinese