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Employee Biographical Information
Working in education since: August 1998
Working in UCPS since: August 1998
I have been the Monroe Middle School media specialist for the past sixteen years. I love working with students and teachers in making sure that everyone has access to the best information resources. I also want to make sure that I instill a love of reading in all students.
I attended Winthrop University where I earned my Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature in 1995, along with a double minor in secondary education and psychology. In 1999 I earned my Master of Education Degree in Educational Media. I began working at Monroe Middle School in August of 1998, while I was still in graduate school. In 2003, I earned National Board Certification in Library Media. In 2013, I renewed my certification.
Years in Education: 17 years
Education: Winthrop University, Rock Hill South Carolina
How do you build rapport with students? I build rapport by valuing the thoughts and opinions of all students. I believe in treating students fairly and letting them know that they truly matter to me.
Work History: 17 years at Monroe Middle School
Favorite Movie: Steel Magnolias
Favorite Restaurant: Nakatos Japanese Restaurant
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Spending time with friends/family
Favorite Quotation: “We read to know we are not alone.” C.S. Lewis