H!! I am the lucky librarian at Ettrick Elementary School, located in Chesterfield County, Virginia. I graduated with a degree in History from Allegheny College, received a Master of Education degree from Loyola University in Maryland, and my library certification classes were taken at Longwood University. I was a classroom teacher for fourteen years before I became a school librarian and I am so glad I was. Please feel free to find me on social media. I am energized by sharing ideas with colleagues from around the world!
In elementary school, librarians try very, very hard to start the school year on the right foot with proactive book care lessons. We remind ourselves every September that for some of our kids, this may be the first time they’ve… Read More ›
Although I am a seasoned educator who has spent most of my career teaching at-risk kids in Title I schools, I still got excited when I saw this book online: Responsive Classroom for Music, Art, PE, and Other Special Areas… Read More ›
Although I love my summer vacation, I also love planning and looking ahead to the new school year. Like new pencils all sharpened, my brain feels ready for new adventures in my elementary school. Here is what I am thinking… Read More ›