Library Media Specialist well-versed in all aspects of library systems and management. Extensive experience in library media operations, collection analysis, policy development and intellectual freedom.
- Certified School Library Media Specialist
- Skilled Researcher
- Collection Development
- Customer service-oriented
- Social media knowledge
- Staff training and development
- Literary knowledge
- 3D printing knowledge
- Web site design using Schoolwires
- Knowledge of circulation procedures
Librarian: 09/2011 to Current - Freedom High School, South Riding, VA
- Oversee all library services including staff management, circulation, collection development and maintenance, reading recommendations, website updates and audio visual support.
- Drive the expansion of library collections and programs in response to student and faculty needs.
- Collaborate with teachers and instruct lessons for research, searching techniques, evaluating information sources, databases/online resources and the ethical use of information.
- Facilitate a patron centered and pleasant learning environment for students in the library.
- Produce displays and events promoting reading.
- Provide professional development sessions for faculty.
- Manage library budget of over $18,000.
- Collaborate with public librarians to host author visits and reading programs.
- Barbara Hodges Mini Grant recipient to sponsor Computer Coding and Robotics Club for Girls.
- Two Time presenter at ActivLoudoun, presenter at Loudoun Creates.
- Sponsor of the Page Turners Book Club and Battle of the Books Competitive Book Club.
Assistant Librarian: 08/2000 to 09/2011 - Little River Elementary School, South Riding, VA
- Managed circulation desk and collection of over 15,000 items.
- Involved with acquisition and processing of collection items.
- Assisted in opening of new library in 2000.
Varsity Gymnastics Coach: 10/2008 to 03/2011 - Freedom High School, South Riding, VA
- Instructed and supervised varsity gymnasts and team managers.
- Team placed 1st in Dulles District Championships in 2010 and 2011.
- 2010 Washington Post Gymnastics coach of the Year for Loudoun County.