About Me

About Me:  Q & A

 

 

Question:  Where did I grow up?  Answer:  Here
I grew up in the "Ocean Acres" part of Manahawkin, and graduated from Southern Regional in 1995.  Eventually, I moved to Mount Laurel, and yes, I commute to Barnegat every day.

Question:  How many college degrees do I have?  Answer:  3
In 2002, I graduated from the Richard Stockton College with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology, and focused in science and anthropology courses.  

In 2008, I graduated with my first Masters of Arts in Education (MAED) from University of Phoenix.  

In 2014, I graduated with my second Master's degree in Library Science.   I focused in the School Library Information Media Specialist (SLIMS) Certification at Drexel so I can work in schools.  Yes, that means I am a certified School Library Media Specialist, or you can just call me a School Librarian.  


Question:  What is my work experience?  Answer:  14 years
In 2004, I started working at the Stafford Township School District as a substitute teacher.  I stayed at the Intermediate School (grades 5 & 6) as their long-term substitute, maternity leave and detention teacher. 

In 2014, I began my new adventure at the Horbelt School as the School Library Media Specialist after Mrs. Kadlubowski (Mrs. K) retired.  

Question:  Are you part of any organizations?  Answer:  yes
As most librarians are part of some professional organization; I'm a member with the New Jersey Association for School Librarians (NJASL). 


Question:  Do you have any other certifications?  Answer:  yes
Currently, I'm working on my Google Certification as a Level 1 Educator.

 

Question:  What do you like to do outside school? 
Answer:  
In my spare time, I read lots of books, and write book reviews for publishing companies.  Besides reading, I do other activities, such as camping, hiking or kayaking with my family.  I also like to visit museums on rainy days.  In the summers, I love to travel to the Caribbean and Mexico.