• Presenter for the 2018 New Jersey Library Association Conference.
  • Presenter for the 2017 New Jersey Library Association Conference.
  • Reviewer for School Library Journal, the world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens.
  • Received a $100,000 grant from the Lawrence Township Education Foundation to renovate the School Library Media Center

  • Guest speaker on the House of #Ed Tech podcast, the podcast that explores how technology is changing the way teachers teach and the impact that technology is having in education

  • Published Do We Need Paper Books and Thinking of Going 1:1 in the New Jersey Association of School Libraries newsletter, Bookmark.

  • Managed a budget exceeding $29,000

  • Launched a School Library Media Center social softare campaign including web site redesign (which can be viewed here:, instagram, facebook, and twitter accounts

  • Implemented mobile checkout allowing easier resource delivery to classrooms

  • Created an electronic sign-in by which student library use can be tracked and monitored by any teacher in the school

  • Established a monthly newsletter called Check It Out which connected the Library Media Center with the school community

  • Maintained a student volunteer program

  • Interviewed by Rutgers School of Communication & Information for accomplishments in librarianship

  • Practiced in teaching in 1:1 and BYOD learning environments


  • Adept at both Mac and PC

  • Multiple software and social media skills

  • Web design, both personal and professional (list of sites available here)

  • Databases, search engines, and free online resources

  • Knowledgeable in Web 2.0, gaming, and its affect on learning

  • Accomplished blogger and published author of 15+ articles via educational organizations


Rutgers University, Fall 2007 – December 2010

Masters in Library Information Science, School Library Media track

Drexel University, Fall 2006

Web Design I

The College of New Jersey, Graduated August 2001

Bachelor of Arts, English, Concentration in Gender Studies and Science Fiction


Raritan Valley Community College

Outreach Librarian and Professor

September 1, 2016 - present

Lawrence High School (Lawrence Township Public Schools)

Library Media Specialist

September 2012 - June 2016

Tamaques and McKinley Elementary Schools (Westfield Public Schools)

Library Media Specialist

September 2011 - June 2012

Princeton Day School

Long Term Reading Specialist Substitute

September 2010 - June 2011

The American Boychoir School

Media Assistant

December 2008 - June 2010

The American Boychoir School

Executive Assistant to the President

June 2007 - December 2008

New Jersey Education Association

Secretary - Media Team

March 2006 - June 2007

New Jersey Education Association

Secretary - Pensions & Benefits

March 2002 - March 2006

New Jersey Education Association

Library Intern

November 2001 - March 2002