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Work experience

Mar 2009Present

Library Volunteer

Amon Carter Museum
  • Assisted library director in selection processes for collection development.
  • Created original catalog records for items of varying types in library collection.
  • Facilitated creation of finding aids in conjunction with library archivist.
  • Prepared periodicals for annual binding.
  • Implemented and maintained internal-use Wiki website for library policies and procedures.
  • Collaborated with the library director in revision of the library’s Collection Development Policy.
  • Assisted in implementation of electronic circulation system.
  • Supported shifting of library resources through catalog records maintenance, and barcoding of physical objects.
  • Interfaced with patrons at the reference desk, answering both research and reference questions through in-person, email, and telephone reference interviews.

Aug 2006Aug 2008

High School History Teacher

Wylie Independent School District
  • Supervised 140 students, created curricular documents for daily and long-term student use, worked with other teachers to implement effective teaching practices through daily reinforcement of key educational concepts. 
  • Maintained current grades, communication, and confidential student information in school-wide database for student tracking. 
  • Communicated effectively with parents and staff members through regular email newsletters, phone calls, notes, and letters. 
  • Scheduled and implemented tutorial schedule for students while working with other departments to avoid overlaps or conflict to provide the best schedule for both students and teachers.
Jan 2002Dec 2006

PhotoLab Manager

  • Scheduled employees and worked with problems in scheduling, as well as physical problems of the PhotoLab.
  • Trained new PhotoLab workers in the use, maintenance, and student assistance needs of the PhotoLab.
Jan 2006Apr 2006

Student Teacher

Abilene Independent School District

  • Supervised 120 students, created and implemented successful curricular materials. 
  • Assisted and worked with cooperating teacher in attendance, grading and implementation of discipline procedures.
  • Worked with other teachers and staff members to plan and implement successful classroom communication through emails, verbal communication, and classroom documents.


Jul 2009Present

Master of Science

Syracuse University
  • Anticipated completion date: December, 2010.
Jun 2001May 2005

Bachelor of Behavioral Science

  • Cum Laude.
  • Major: History.
  • Minor: Studio Art.
  • Minor in Art included print media design classes.


Adobe Dreamweaver
Macintosh OS
Adobe Photoshop
Online Computer Library Center's Connexion Client
Ex Libris Aleph
Microsoft Office Suite
Word Excel PowerPoint Outlook


May 2006May 2010

Texas Standard Classroom Teacher Certificate

State Board for Educator Certification