University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C MLIS, Master of Library & Information Science Graduated May 2004 University of S.C. is an ALA Accredited University
University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Greensboro, N.C. Department of Library & Information Studies – Distance Learning Completed three courses in 2001-02 and then transferred to U.S.C. when we moved to Charleston, S.C.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky. Master of Arts in Christian Education with an added emphasis in Music Leadership Graduated 1985
Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, N.C. Bachelor of Arts in Music Education Graduated 1979
Have served in schools with 300-2,700 students and 35-250 staff members
Have worked in elementary schools and high schools. Elementary school included 6th graders one year
Served in high poverty school (99% free lunch / 99% African-American)
Collaborate with and support the staff in integrating technology and information literacy into their curriculum
Prepare and lead lessons to classes on research, online databases, citation, plagiarism/copyright law, etc.
Assist and train students and staff on using catalog, computers, software and the Internet
In addition to coordinating Media Center, performed in a variety of roles including: Webmaster, inventory specialist, co-produce student news show, key communicator (public relations and marketing), volunteer coordinator, make weekly ‘Connect Ed’ calls to parents, and more
Named ‘Key Communicator’ of Year for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in 2009
Named ‘Teacher of the Year’ at Chicora Elementary in 2003
Provided computer classes for parents and grandparents and gave used computers to those who completed the class
Represented Chicora Elementary at the national ‘America’s Choice’ convention in L.A. in 2004 and made a presentation about the parent/grandparent computer class