Dawn Liberatore

Librarian, Drama, Reading

8th Grade Religion


Dawn N. Liberatore received her BA in Psychology and Early Childhood Education from the University of Buffalo New York and went on to earn her M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction K-12th from New England College and is currently pursuing her M.Ed in Reading intervention K-12th from St. Leo University (Florida Certification:  Elementary Education PK-2).  Currently, she is the librarian, drama teacher and resource teacher at Cathedral Parish School.  


A strong advocate for classrooms that aspire to meet all of students needs with differentiated instruction and assessment; she involves her students in a variety of tasks leading to acquisition of material, reading, drawing, discussions, videos, internet searches, performing and more.  Her professional interests focus on being open to new research, technology, how we read and learn through our modalities.  Her current projects include attending professional seminars on UDL, (Universal Design for Learning) and acquiring knowledge on reading and how to assess to determine the challenges and then employ the best methods of instruction that will achieve success.. 


 In addition, she serves as faculty representative for Cathedral Parish School, and is a       member of the Cathedral Parish School Advisory Board.



Book: The Red Tent

Movie: Mary Poppins

Dessert: Strawberry Shortcake

Color: Pink

Season: Autumn in Florida

Sports: Basketball, hiking, swimming, and biking

Hobbies: Antiquing, reading, knitting, gardening, and visiting museums