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Mrs. Tia L. Knuckles

Palisade Preparatory School has a new library media specialist, Tia Knuckles. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Tia spent most of her childhood in Yonkers, NY beginning with Scholastic Academy in 4th grade. She graduated from Saunders Trades & Technical High School. Tia went on to Monroe College, where she received her bachelor’s degree. She received her Master's of Library Science with a specialization in School Libraries from Long Island University. Tia has worked for the Yonkers Public Schools as a teaching assistant for many years and is thrilled to start her new career as a school librarian. She enjoys the diversity of the students and community and she is excited to be able to give back to the school district she grew up in.