Education Librarian in a K-12 Curriculum Materials Center


Welcome! I'm a life-long teacher and lover of speculative fiction. I have interests in diversity in YA fiction, instructional technology, and preservation of culture and history. Here you will find information about my work as an education librarian in the mountains of Western NC. Read More About Me »


Diversity & Equity

One strand of my research agenda focuses on issues of diversity and equity in youth literature, libraries, and education. I am currently researching representations of race and culture in young adult speculative fiction.

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Instructional Technology

The other strand of my research agenda focuses on emerging technologies and effective integration of appropriate technologies in K-12 classrooms. I teach a variety of K-12 instructional technology sessions and workshops to pre-service teachers, practicing teachers, and K-12 media specialists.

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Service & Community Engagement

Making connections and building relationships through service and community engagement is an important goal of mine. I take an active role in building relationships locally and holding leadership positions in state associations.

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