Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. David Desiderio
David Desiderio has been teaching in Community Unit School District 308 since 2000. Before beginning teaching at Thompson Junior High School, he taught fifth grade in Troy Shorewood. A graduate of Joliet West High School, Joliet Junior College, Eastern Illinois University, in Charleston, and the University of Phoenix, Desiderio is committed to continuing his education to provide the best learning environment for students.
Developing a firm but fair teaching style, Desiderio promotes creativity and self-discipline so that students can explore as many aspects of any given application used in his classes. Utilizing his class web pages to ensure student/parent contact, and their understanding of lessons and grading sheets, parents and students have been able to download information and homework for almost every project. Students are expected to follow the homework policy and use these classroom web sites as a textbook.
He is also a cross-country coach, and Thompson webmaster.