up my sleeve

about me
skills summary
professional experience
volunteer activities
professional development

awards & speaking engagements

Movers & Shakers 2017 – Innovators
Presented by Library Journal

Crosman Memorial Award
Presented by Illinois Library Association (October 2016)

American Library Association Annual Conference
Poster Presenter
Engaging Customers with Creative and Cutting-Edge Music Programs (June 2015)
Panel Presenter
Engaging Teens with Meaningful Volunteering Opportunities (June 2016)

The Digital Shift Virtual Conference
PROGRAMming at the Library (October 2015)

Illinois Library Association Conference
Panel Presenter
Building Community: Engagement from the Classroom to the Boardroom (October 2015)
Todos Para Uno: Serving Non-native Speaking Youth (October 2015)
Game On! An Introduction to Gaming for Librarians (October 2016)

Library Administrators Conference of Northern Illinois
Panel Presenter
Strategic Planning for Teens (March 2014)

Young Adult Library Services Association
Panel Presenter
The Double Bottom Line: Engaging Teens as Summer Learning Leaders for Younger Students (November 2016)
Making the Transition from Summer Reading to Summer Learning webinar (November 2016)