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University of Maryland College Park, MD
Master of Library and Information Science, Specialization School Library, May 2017, GPA: 3.975

Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Master of Business Administration

Union College Schenectady, NY

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages

Library Skills and Related Experience

Taught over 200 days as a substitute media specialist in elementary, middle, and high schools,
including a 5-week long-term assignment at Beall Elementary School in 2013
Taught as a substitute teacher for almost 9 years in preK through grade 5, ESOL, specials,
academic intervention; middle school and high school French, ESOL, and media centers
Completed school library internships at Springbrook High School, Silver Spring, MD; and Green
Valley Elementary School, Monrovia, MD
Collaborated, created, and implemented lesson plans with teachers at elementary, middle,
and high schools
Grant Writing
Applied for and received several grants for Maryvale Elementary School while substitute
teaching there, including $2000 Target Early Childhood Reading Grant, and several other
grants through the MCPS Foundation
Established a relationship with First Book for Maryvale Elementary School, enabling the school to
receive free or substantially discounted books to be given at no cost to low-income students
Testified, as a PTA leader, with others in writing and in person, to the Montgomery County Board
of Education on behalf of the school and students. Advocacy efforts resulted in several school
improvements for the media center and pre-K autism classrooms. Rockville, MD
Circulation Software (Destiny, LS2 PAC)
Interactive White Boards (Promethean)
Education Resources and Databases (PebbleGo, BrainPop, Discovery Education, SIRS,
Culturegrams, NoodleTools, Britannica, Gale Virtual Reference, and more)
Web 2.0 Tools including videos, blogs, wikis, and social media
Website design (HTML/CSS)
Google Apps for Education
Customer-service and student-oriented
Customer/patron service-oriented from over 7 years sales experience
Student-achievement-oriented from over 8 years substitute teaching and PTA leadership
Work History
Substitute Teacher Montgomery County Public Schools R o c kv i l l e , M D 2008 present
Teach lessons and manage classes in the absence of classroom or specials teacher
PTA Officer (Delegate, VP, Treasurer, President) Maryvale Elementary School Rockville, MD
2006 2012
Performed most of the officer roles of the PTA over a seven year period
NIH Sales Territory Account Manager Invitrogen Corporation Rockville, MD 2001- 2003
Managed a $2 million NIH sales territory for cell culture and molecular biology products
Senior FBS(Fetal Bovine Serum) Sales Account Manager Invitrogen Corporation/Life Technologies
Rockville, MD 1996 2001
Managed over $1 million in annual sales of FBS in the Southeast United States
Assistant Scientist MedImmune, Inc. Gaithersburg, MD 1989 1996
Performed scientific research in the areas of immunology and vaccine research
Research Technician Cornell University Medical Center New York, NY 1987 - 1989
Performed scientific research in the fields of immunology and pathology
Interlibrary Loan Assistant Union College Library Schenectady, NY 1985 - 1987
Assisted in the circulation of books through interlibrary loan

Honors and Achievements

2000 Golden Triad Award for Sales Achievements in 2000, 1999, and 1998, Life Technologies
Recipient of first FBS Sales Representative of the Year Award ever presented at Life Technologies, 1999
Life Technologies Outstanding Achievement Awards, FBS Team, 2000 and 1999
Achieved or exceeded Life Technologies sales performance goals in 2000, 1999, 1998, and 1996
Awarded performance bonuses in 1995, 1994, 1992, 1991, MedImmune

Professional Affiliations
American Library Association Member
American Association of School Librarians Member
Maryland Association of School Librarians Member
Maryland Library Association Member
Montgomery County Educational Media Specialists Association Member

Other Skills
Fluent in French

Volunteer Activities
Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Life Member (over 200 volunteer hours)
Montgomery County 4-H Parent Volunteer 2010 - present
MCPS PTA Volunteer in various roles 2003 present
Swim Teams RMSC, Upper County Dolphins, Poolesville HS: 2005 - present

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