Projects & Publications

Conference Presentations:

  • TechOC 2014 Inservice Presentation, Reading Disabilities NOT: Discover New Ways to Support Learning Differences, on Friday 11/7/2014
  • CSLA Presentation, Reading Disabilities NOT, on Friday, 2/7/14
  • CLA Panel Presentation about Teen Volunteers on 11/2013
  • CSLA Presentation about Computerized Reading Programs, 2007

Non Fiction Publications:

  • Immaculate Conception an Homage to Mary’s Obedience to God. Orange City News (OC Register), January 15, 2014
  • Providing Holidays a “Personal Touch”. Orange City News (OC Register), December 18, 2013
  • Guide to Reading Levels, American Libraries Magazine, September/October, 2013
  • Respect for Others Makes Life More Pleasant for All, OC Register August 15, 2013
  • Some Prefer Paper Over Digital Tools, and That’s OK, OC Register, June 13, 2013
  • Olive Heights is Not What it Once Was, OC Register, 5/9/2013
  • Ode to the Picture Book, OC Register 4/11/13 (OC Register now has a paywall)
  • Libraries Can’t Run Themselves, LA Times 10/26/2011
  • Reading Shouldn’t Be a Numbers Game, LA Times 9/30/2008
  • A Plea for Respect, American Libraries Magazine, August 2007
  • There’s More to Literacy Than Reading, OC Register, 3/28/2006
  • Love Kids, Then Teaching’s Not for You, LA Times, 4/17/2005
  • How Not to Promote a Love of Learning, OC Register, 8/18/2004
  • Schools Should Just Let Children Be Children, LA Times, 2/14/2004
  • Why Teens Hate to Read, OC Register, 11/2/2003
  • Raising All-Too-Willing Women, OC Register, 7/30/2003
  • Speak Up for Libraries in This Hard Fiscal Time, LA Times, 4/5/2003
  • Forget Test Scores; Teach Kids a Love of Reading, LA Times, 3/2/2002
  • Internet Emphasis Does Not Compute, LA Times, 12/12/1999
  • Parents Shouldn’t Do Kids’ Work, LA Times Date?

Short Fiction Publications:

Conferences, Workshops, Webinars Attended:

Recent Library Projects:

  • CSLA History Committee
  • Servite High School Library Renovations, 2014
  • Created website for CSLA Southern Region
  • Started NHS Homework Help Program (Now active at 3 branch libraries)
  • Started Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at separate branch
  • Started monthly book club for 7th & 8th graders at two branches
  • Started Young Adult Council (YAC) at home branch