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Work History


Library Associate Substitute

Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library
  • Assists customers in the selection and location of library materials.
  • Answers reference questions using a variety of print and electronic resources.
  • Provides readers advisory services to readers by suggesting fiction and nonfiction titles.
  • Helps with promotion and marketing of library materials, services, and programs.
  • Provides individual instruction or assistance in the use of library equipment.

Substitute Paraprofessional/Teacher

Rachel Wixey and Associates/The Renhill Group
  • Recognized for outstanding service by achieving a positive impact for school age children.
  • Conducts programming for elementary students using Common Core National Standards.
  • Observes, monitors, and participates in before and after school activities.
  • Supervises computer laboratories and assists students with technological issues.
  • Assists students with finding information sources through web engine and database searches.


Cuyahoga County Public Library
  • Shelved 500-600 items per day and received excellent evaluations for shelving progress.
  • Under moderate supervision, organized and shelved returned library materials.
  • Searched, retrieved, and prepared materials per instructed requests.
  • Flagged materials for repair, mending, or processing.
  • Prepared meeting rooms ensuring they were properly arranged for programs and story times.

Volunteer Experience


Books A Go Volunteer

Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District
  • Conducted read-out-louds and storytimes for elementary students.
  • Helped families choose and borrow books, enjoy a read-aloud, play games, and share craft activities.
  • Worked with community organizations to support early childhood literacy and school readiness.


2015c/o 2018

Masters of Library & Information Science

Kent State University

Masters of Library & Information Science


Bachelor of Arts

Case Western Reserve University

Bachelor of Arts


Marantz Picturebook Research Symposium – July 2016

Don Tate Seminar for Aspiring Authors & Illustrators – July 2016

Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Children – 2015; 2016

Graduate Professional and Academic Development Workshops – February 2015