Griffin-Spalding Schools (GA)
A 1997 graduate of the University of Florida in Elementary Education with a minor in U.S. History, Tony DiSario began his career in Clayton County, Georgia, teaching 5th grade in an urban school south of the city of Atlanta. Known initially as an expert in mathematics pedagogy, Mr. DiSario taught Mathematics Methods at Georgia State University for three years before returning to his children’s school in Henry County, Georgia as a classroom teacher. Six years on a Teaching American History Grant shifted Mr. DiSario’s instructional focus to social studies, and after thirteen years, he left the classroom to support 27 elementary schools in social studies instruction as the Elementary Social Studies Teacher on Special Assignment. A Georgia Social Studies Teacher of the Year, Mr. DiSario currently serves as the Social Studies Coordinator for Griffin-Spalding Schools.