Experienced educator and school librarian. Specialized in revitalizing library spaces and collections. Extremely organized, independent, and a go-getter that is not afraid of change.  Committed to advocating for and training school librarians at the district, state, and national levels.


  • Masters in Library Science, East Carolina University, 2012
  • Teaching Licensure, Salem College, 1999   
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Indiana University, 1996  

Professional Experience – Library Media Coordinator

Old Town Elementary School, Winston-Salem NC, 2016 – present
Moore Magnet Elementary School, Winston Salem NC, 2013 – 2016
C. Griffin Middle School, Concord NC, 2012 – 2013

  • Mentored MLIS students and new librarians
  • Supervised and trained assistants and volunteers
  • Led professional development on topics including AASL Standards, digital learning platforms, Digital Teaching and Learning standards, and stations
  • Planned professional development for other librarians at district and state levels
  • Developed a strategic plan for Old Town’s library
  • Created an inviting environment central for reading and research needs
  • Lead students to be self-sufficient library users through station implementation
  • Served on SIT, MTAC (chair), and Data Committee
  • Managed Old Town’s portion of WSFCS’s IAL/Reading Railroad grant
  • Solicited outside organizations (Bookmarks, Donors Choose, BB&T Lighthouse Project) for funding to enhance collection and student experiences

Professional Experience – Teaching

Math, Peck Elementary School, Greensboro NC, 2009-2012
Algebra, Science, Calvary Day School, Winston Salem NC, 2001-2009
Algebra, Geometry, English, Parkland High School, Winston Salem NC, 2000-2001
General Math & Science, Downtown Middle School, Winston Salem NC, 1999-2000
5th Grade, Calvary Day School, Winston Salem NC, 1997-1999
General Math, North Davie Middle School, Mocksville NC, 1996-1997

Related Experience

Planned NCSLMA Conference October 2018
Trained through NC Digital Leaders Coaching Network, 2017-18, (DPI & NCSU)
Trained as Clinical Supervisor, UNCG 2017
Redesigned NCSLMA’s Emerging Leader Program for 2017-18
Advocated for libraries at National Library Legislative Day in Washington DC, 2017
Represented school librarians at NCSLMA conference, 2016
WSFCS Power Learning Innovator/Ambassador, 2015 – present

Honors & Offices

President Elect, NCSLMA, 2017-18
NCLA Board Member, Liaison for NCSLMA, 2018-Present
Advocacy & Governance Section Chair, NCSLMA, 2014-2017
North Carolina School Library Media Association Emerging Leader 2013-2014
Teacher of the Month, C. C. Griffin Middle School, October 2012 & October 2013
Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist, Guilford County Schools, 2011
Teacher of the Year, Peck Elementary School, 2011
Excellence in Teaching Award, Calvary Day School, 2007

Presentations & Workshops

  • DTL learners and leaders, WSFCS, Spring 2018
  • Come explore the standards with Jenny Umbarger, NCSLMA, March 2018
  • Exploring library standards for learners and leaders, ECU, February 2018
  • Strategic planning, with Anthony Chow, NCSLMA, October 2017
  • Generating a powerfilled messsage, NCSLMA, October 2017
  • Is your library a hero’s hangout or a villain’s lair, NCSLMA, October 2017
  • Advocacy throughout the school year, NCSLMA, October  2016
  • Engaging Students in the Library Using Haiku, Collaborative Learning Conference, August 2016
  • Emerging Leaders Informational Meeting, NCSLMA, October 2016
  • Library Stations, FCTL Social Media, Fall 2015
  • So This is the Library I Have To Work With, NCSLMA, October 2014
  • Painless Research, Cabarrus County Schools Technology Summit, Spring 2012

Edited Works – Carson Dellosa

  • Math4Today Grade 5, Not yet published
  • Math4Today Grade 4, Not yet published
  • Standards-Based Connections: Reading Grade 4, 2015
  • Applying the Standards: Math Grade 5, 2015
  • Common Core Connections: Math Grade 2, 2014
  • Skill Builders: Math Grade 4, 2011
  • Skill Builders: Math Grade 6, 2011
  • Guiness World Records Math Grade 3, 2011

Member Organizations

  • ALA
  • AASL
  • NCLA
    • Liaison for NCSLMA
    • Section Chair, Advocacy & Governance, 2015-17
    • President-Elect, 2017-18