Long Branch High School
Together We Can, Juntos Nós Podemos, Juntos Podemos
Long Branch High School/Middle School Libraries
Welcome to the teacher page for Mr. Hanks, Media Specialist for Long Branch Middle and High Schools. Our goals are to hone students' ability to find accurrate information on a variety of topics, to foster a culture of reading, and to support our faculty through collaboration and cooperation.
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These databases are provided by the district for use by students and staff. Sign in is required when not on school grounds.
These databases are provided by the NJ State Library, free of charge, for all residents. No sign in is required unless outside the state.
Degrees and Certifications:
BFA Graphic Design, Rutgers University MI School Media Specialist, Rutgers University
Media Specialist at Long Branch High School and Middle School, splitting my time between the two. I am in my fifth year as a School Media Specialist, and have worked with all grade levels. Before that, I worked as a Graphic Designer for 15 years, 11 of those on-campus at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
Professionally, my interests include literacy and research skills. I believe that in an information-rich environment, every individual must practice the ability to sort fact from fiction. I believe all reading is good reading, and I am a lifelong advocate for comics and graphic novels.
Personally, I enjoy surfing, reading, and learning new skills.
I live in Ocean Township with my wife, 2 Children, and my dog, Stella.