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Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Administrative Assistant

Texas State Library & Archives Commission
  • Monitor grant reporting compliance; compile statistics; format reports, presentations, and publications;
  • Assist library directors with software issues and compliance information;
  • Maintain division and blog calendar; contribute regularly to division external blog;
  • Division support of grant managers and library consultants with reports, phones, mail and files;
  • Extensive use of Microsoft 2007 Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint , and Publisher.
Aug 2006Jun 2009

Information Resource Coordinator

Stargate Charter School
  • Updated and operated 13,000 volume K-8 library; Evaluated and selected library cataloging software; trained volunteer staff on input, cataloging and customer service.  
  • Conducted short- and long-term classes on internet research, website evaluation, academic preparation, collaborative websites and parenting;
  • Created, organized, planned and executed school-wide events;
  • Trained, scheduled, coordinated and monitored as many as fifty volunteers for book fairs, conferences and special events;  
  • Maintained school-wide, web-based calendar and blog.
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
Sep 1998Aug 2006



Taught piano and tutored elementary- and middle-school-age students in language arts, math, science and social studies. Developed curriculum in response to student needs, using Web, library, and experiential resources. 

Oct 2003Aug 2006

Volunteer Library Clerk

Stargate Charter School

Library cataloguing, data entry, shelving and assisting patrons in elementary/middle school library.

May 1994May 1997

Volunteer Personnel Director

Stargate Charter School

Advertise, recruit, interview prospective teachers for new school. Coordinated teams of 3-8 volunteers for interview purposes. Checked references.

Jun 1987Dec 1989

Senior Personnel Specialist

First Interstate Bank (now Wells Fargo)

Advertise, recruit, interview and check references for a variety of clerical, administrative and managerial positions for large bank.


Sep 1985Dec 1986

Master of Education

University of Texas

Major: EducationMinor: Developmental PsychologyGPA: 3.91Total Hours: 49.0Graduated: Yes

Sep 1974May 1978

Bachelor of Arts

Scripps College

Major: Liberal ArtsGPA: 3.29Total Hours: 128.0Graduated:  Yes


MS Office
Microsoft Office©, especially Word©, Excel©, Access©,  Publisher©, and PowerPoint©;


Wendy Clark

I assisted and supported Wendy in the administration of the Loan Star Libraries grant program, a ten-year, state-funded program that provided over $41 million in support of local Texas libraries.

Sharon Kenyon

Sharon became Head of School mid-way during my employment as librarian.

Dawn Krause

Assisted Dawn and her team of Library Consultants with a variety of projects, notably maintaining and updating the calendar items on division blog and calendar.