Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Tackes

I have been the River Grove School Media Center Director for seven years. I teach K-5 library classes and 6-8 technology classes. I am also the Yearbook Editor. 

I have been married for seven years, to a wonderful man named Chris. We have a 10 year old Boston Terrier named Jessie.

My Masters of Library and Information Science was earned from Dominican University and is accredited by the American Library Association. I also have a Teaching Certificate and am able to teach grades K-12. I am currently taking the steps necessary to obtain my National Board Certification for Teaching in Library Media. 

My hobbies are reading (no surprise), singing, boxing and cooking.


"Be yourself. Who else is better qualified?" - Giblin