Creating Ripples ... Making Waves
Storytelling Concert About Transformation:
I grew up in first Michigan and then Texas and as an adult I have lived in several different places including France, New Mexico, and Mexico. I am currently living in Waxahachie, Texas where I am an elementary school librarian. I have taught elementary and middle school students in Texas, New Mexico, and Monterrey, Mexico. I love reading, languages, traveling, and animals.
M.S. Candidate in Library and Information
M.A.T. Elementary Education
B. A. French
I became interested in storytelling while pursuing my M.S. in Library Science. I have always been interested in stories and am an avid reader. I was drawn to teaching because I was interested in sharing a love of stories and books with students. As a librarian I have an opportunity to use storytelling with a wider audience and expose hundreds of students to the joys of storytelling.
I am an American mutt (Hungarian, Norwegian, French, German, and Mohawk ancestry) so I like stories from all over the world. I especially like fairy tales, traditional stories, myths, and epics. I like stories that explore character and emotion. I am interested in studying how storytelling can be used to teach and empower young people.
My interests include learning to play my great uncle’s violin and photography. I hope to include these two hobbies in with my storytelling adventures in the future. Eventually I hope to be a librarian overseas. My dream locations include Budapest, New Zealand, and Wales.
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