- MLS in Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- BA in English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Research and Project Interests
Training and developing the next generation of librarians is extremely important as the nature of library services continues to evolve with the onset of new technology. Encouraging new librarians to pursue professional growth and think outside the box will help ensure the profession keeps pace with the needs of the 21st century library user.
Grant writing and seeking creativity are required by librarians as libraries throughout the country continue to economy and dwindling budgets. Finding new funding sources and new ways to reach users is essential to the growth and survival of the 21st century library.
Chancellors Achievement Award, WSSU, May 2013
R.A.M.S. Developing a Master Teacher Program that Works! June 15th 2011 Metrolina Library Association Conference
Reframing Information Literacy: A Look through the Many Lenses of an Information Literacy Program September, 24rd 2011 Georgia Conference on Information Literacy R.A.M.S. Developing a Master Teacher Program that Works! October 5th 2011 North Carolina Library Association Conference
L.A.F.: Librarians and Faculty as Partners June 12th 2012---Metrolina Library Association Conference
Technology +Collaboration Used to Enhance 21st Century Learning September 2012 Georgia Conference on Information Literacy
From Pencil to IPad: Engaging the 21st Century Student June 12th 2013 Metrolina Library Association Conference
Served on General Education Information Literacy Committee
Served on committee in the creation of Information Literacy Manual
Over 12 years of experience as public school teacher/media specialist