“While I feel like I had learned a lot of skills on the job, I ultimately wanted to learn the theories of practice behind those skills. I also wanted the opportunity to learn from and interact with experienced leaders in the field of library and information science.
“My goal is to use my skills and knowledge to build on my past successes and experiences, and to play a vital role in supporting and affecting positive change in my communities—locally and globally.”
“I feel like I am officially a teacher-librarian... Having the Post-Master’s Certificate validates and qualifies me for my position.”
As an educator, student Lori Littlefield was concerned that schoolchildren in her rural Maine community had limited resources available to keep up their reading skills over summer breaks.
In October 2012, SLIS Lecturer Mary Ann Harlan became one of the newest alumni of the San Jose Gateway PhD Program, our School’s international doctoral degree program offered in partnership with Queensland University of Technology in Australia.