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Contact Information
Email: jthompson@nelson.k12.va.us
Phone: 434-263-8960

5198 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
Arrington, VA  22922
Please feel free to contact me with any questions, concerns, or comments you may have.

Mrs. Thompson earned her Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from Ashford University.  Mrs. Thompson started at Tye River as an instructional assistant, moved into the computer lab for 6 years, then transferred to the technology department for 3 years as an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher.  

After winning a scholarship to from Old Dominion University to earn a second Master's degree and her library certification, she started her dream job; school librarian here at Tye River Elementary School.  She is currently enrolled at Liberty University as a Doctoral student.

She is a member of the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) and is the current Director Elect of the Shenandoah Region.  She is also a member of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), and the American Library Association (ALA).  She attends the regional and state library conferences as well as national conferences whenever she has the chance.

Mrs. Thompson writes reviews for School Library Connection, formerly Library Media Connection, and has had an article published in the fall 2015 edition. 

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