Shawna Longo

Shawna E. Longo is the general music (music technology) teacher and arts integration specialist at Durban Avenue School, Hopatcong, New Jersey. She also serves as the arts integration and STEAM specialist for TMI Education; coach for The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM; and an ambassador/consultant for Music First, Hal Leonard, and Jamstik. With 20 years of teaching experience, Longo holds a bachelor of music education degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.; a master of public administration degree in arts administration from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey; supervisor/curriculum director’s certification from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey; and certification as an arts integration specialist (level 1) as well as certification as an arts integration leader (level 2) from The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM. She is a clinician and consultant for music education, music technology, social emotional learning, arts integration, and STEAM. She is also a recipient of the 2019 Mike Kovins TI:ME Music Technology Teacher of the Year, 2019 New Jersey Governor’s Award in Arts Education, 2019 TeachRock Star Teacher Award from The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation, 2018 NJMEA Master Music Teacher Award, and 2016 Governor’s Educator of the Year for Hopatcong Middle School. Twitter: @shawnalongo