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Meet your Austin Elementary School Librarian
Meet your Austin Elementary School Librarian
Mrs. Janie Kossak is the school librarian at Austin Elementary.  She has worked for the DeKalb County School System since August 2002.
A graduate of Columbia College in Columbia, SC, she was a middle school classroom teacher for eight years before earning a Master's of Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina.  Mrs. Kossak is gifted-certified and earned her Ed. S. degree in Instructional Technology at Kennesaw State University in December 2016. 
She has served as a school librarian in Meridian, MS; Charleston, SC; and in Atlanta Public Schools; as well as working briefly for several public and medical libraries.
She and her family--hubby Dan, daughter Mattie, and puppy Lulu--live in Brookhaven, GA.
Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, and--not surprisingly--READING!
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