Your Beacon Tree Media Specialist
I am Jacki Zawierucha the Media Center Specialist at Beacon Tree Elementary and 2019 Utica Community Schools teacher of the year!. I am a certified elementary teacher with two bachelor degrees and a masters degee in administration, curriculum and leadership as well as an additional 15 credits in technology and literacy. I am a proud graduate from Michigan State University (GO GREEN!), Oakland University and Wayne State University. I have spent the last nineteen years with Utica Community schools as a classroom teacher, lead curriculum technology teacher and currently have the honor of working as your media center teacher at Beacon Tree. I am also currently the Department Chair person for the Media Center Teachers in Utica Community Schools. I have earned recognition as a certified Common Sense Media Educator. I am also a facilitator for the fundamentals courses for teachers on code.org. I am a wife and mother of three beautiful children. In my free time I am on the board of the Cassie Hines Shoes Cancer Foundation. I enjoy time spent with family and friends. I love watching my kids participate in football, basketball, baseball, golf and gymnastics. I like to golf, exercise and learn about any digital media I can get my hands on : ).