AASL 2012 Elections
Professor & Coordinator of the School Library Program, 1994, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
Professor, Associate, Assistant & Coordinator of the School Library Program, McDaniel College, 1994-present
School Librarian, Little Elementary in Arlington ISD Texas, 1978-1993
Kindergarten teacher, Arlington ISD Texas, 1973-1978
Degrees and Certificates:
Texas Woman's University, Ph.D., 1984
Texas Woman's University, M.L.S., 1980
Texas Christian University, M.Ed, 1975
Texas Wesleyan University, B.A., 1973
ALA and/or ALA-APA Activities:
AASL/National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards Task Force, 2002-03
ELMSS Chair 2000-01
ALSC National Planning Committee of Special Collections, Member, 2005-06, Chair, 2005-07.
Honors and Awards (library and non-library):
Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch received the Parent’s Choice Silver Medal Award, 2008; 2009-10 California Young Readers Award ; 2009-10 Vermont Red Clover Award;
Siddie Joe Johnson Award for Outstanding Library Service to Children in the State of Texas, 1990
Named to the Fulbright Senior Specialist Roster for 2006 – 2011 as an expert in school librarianship and children’s literature
Successfully coordinate and teach in a school library graduate program; writer of children's books.
Collection Development for the School Library Media Program. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians, 2006.
Owney, the Mail Pouch Pooch. Illustrated by Lynne Barasch. New York: Frances Foster/FSG, 2008.
Reading Fun, Quick and Easy Activities for the School Library Media Center. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998.
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Statement of Professional Concerns:
I have long enjoyed membership and participation in ESLS, getting to know outstanding school library professors. I would be honored to be the Secretary for the one year term and would do my best to help our members and our organization.
Member of ALA since: