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Judi Moreillon's Curriculum Vitae


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Certification and Preparation:

 

  • Ph.D. - Department of Language, Reading and Culture (now Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies) - University of Arizona, with a focus on media and literacy, awarded 2003
  • Master of Library Science - University of Arizona, with a focus on school librarianship, awarded 1992
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Education Program, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, awarded 1988
  • B.A. French Studies (Social Studies minor), University of Michigan, awarded 1972

Publications:

 

 

 

Research Interests:
  • Reciprocal mentorship between school librarians and classroom teachers via coteaching
  • Influencing preservice teachers' and principals' understanding of classroom-library collaboration for instruction
  • Coteaching as job-embedded professional development
  • Educating for the Instructional Partner Role - study in-progress
  • Principals' Perspectives on the Value of School Librarians - study in-progress
  • Influencing Preservice Teachers' Practice of Classroom-Library Collaboration for Instruction - study in-progress
  • Factors that influence preservice and first-year classroom teachers' understanding and practice of classroom-library collaboration (longitudinal study completed May 2007)

    Other Interests:
  • Critical literacy transactions with young adult and children's literature
  • Technology tools and Web publication in preservice teacher education (Example: Southwest Children's Literature Web Site)
  • Technology tool impact on teaching and learning reform in higher education (Dissertation research)

Teaching Experience:

 

 

  • Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 2009-present
  • Teacher-Librarian, Emily Gray Junior High/Tanque Verde High School, Tanque Verde Unified School District, Tucson, Arizona, 2008-2009
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Arizona (UA), IRLS 521: Children's and Young Adult Literature in a Multicultural Society, Fall, 2008
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, UA, IRLS 481/581: School Library Administration and Organization, Fall 2006, Fall 2007
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Lead Faculty, Undergraduate Elementary Teacher Preparation Program, Northern Arizona University (NAU), Tucson Campus, 2004 - 2006
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, NAU, ECI 307: Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom, 2005, 2006; ECI 309: Literacy I, 2004, 2005; ECI 321: Elementary School Curriculum, 2005, 2006; EDF 301w: School and Society, 2004, 2005
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, UA, LRC 585: Literature for Adolescents, 2004, 2006
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, NAU, ECI 602: Advanced Children's Literature, 2004
  • Teacher-Librarian, Sabino High School, Tucson Unified School District (TUSD), 2002 - 2003
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, UA, LRC 480/580: Children's Literature in the Classroom, 2003
  • Literacy Coach, Van Buskirk Elementary School, TUSD, 2001 - 2002
  • Instructor, UA, LRC 480: Children's Literature in the Classroom, 1999, 2000, 2002
  • Instructor, UA, IRLS 696D: Current Resources in School Libraries, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001
  • Teacher-Librarian, Gale Elementary School, TUSD, 1997 - 2001
  • Teacher-Librarian Mentor, TUSD, 1998 - 1999 and 2000 - 2001
  • Teacher-Librarian, Corbett Elementary (Tucson Unified), Elvira and Los Niños Elementary (Sunnyside School District) 1991 - 1997

Invited
Presentations
and Workshops since 2006:









  • Maximizing Your Impact presentations
  • Six Stories to Ignite Leadership, New Hampshire School Library Media Association Conference, Keene, New Hampshire, May 2014
  • From School to Page: How Teaching Sparked by Picture Books, Tucson Festival of Books, March 2014
  • Instructional Partnerships that Deliver Success: Meeting the Leadership Challenge, copresented with Judi Paradis, Marianne Duffy, Sabrina Carnesi, Chris Russo, Kim Palmer, and Donna Sapienza, American Association of School Librarians, Hartford, Connecticut, November 2013
  • What Every Preservice School Librarian Should Know about Working with the School Librarian, copresented with Jennifer Richey, Ruth Nicole Hall, Becky McKee, Rhonda Thomas, and Tammy Austin, for TWU Preservice Classroom Teacher Candidates, Denton, Texas, September 2013
  • The School Librarian's Pathway to Leadership: Using AASL's Five Roles as Guideposts, Keynotes, Houston and Fort Bend ISDs, Houston and Sugar Land, Texas, August 2013
  • Common Scores: Instructional Partnerships that Deliver Success, copresented with Judi Paradis, Marianne Duffy, Sabrina Carnesi, Naadira Mubarek, and Stacy Cameron, American Library Association, Chicago, Illinois, June 2013
  • Leadership Begins with a Bag of Chocolates, Keynote, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Conference (PSLA), Hershey, Pennsylvania, May 2013
  • The Flipped Library: The Key to Maximizing Your Impact on Student Achievement, Session, PSLA, May 2013
  • Leading with Learning4Life: Using the AASL Framework to Build a Pivotal Literacy Program,Texas Library Association Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, April 2013
  • P-20 Vertical Alignment for Research with the Denton Inquiry 4 Lifelong Learning Team. Texas Library Association Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, April 2013
  • Slaying the Confusion Dragon! Using Fix-up Options to Regain Comprehension and Analyze Texts with Ruth Nicole Hall. Spicola Forum in Reading, Denton, Texas, March 2013
  • Cultural Authenticity and Accuracy: Issues and Challenges for Storytellers. Tejas Storytelling Festival, Denton, Texas, March 2013
  • Digital Stories 4 Learning, Teaching, and Advocacy with Jennifer Richey. Texas Computer Education Association. Austin, Texas, February 2013
  • Keynote: Teaching Teachers Technology: The School Librarian's Starring Role. Texas Computer Education Association. Austin, Texas, February 2013
  • Keynote: How Are We Involving K-12 Students in Participatory Culture? Texas Computer Education Association: Library/Media SIG. Austin, Texas, February 2013
  • Dream Teams: Classroom Teachers and School Librarians Connect and Coteach for Student Success, with Suzanna Panter, Rebecca Kelly, Gloria Voutos, Lindsey Davis, Shane Conklin, and Stacy Cameron, National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2012
  • The Flipped Library, Richardson/Plano Pump Up Instruction Library Expo, Plano, Texas, November 2012
  • Telling Your Advocacy Story with Digital Tools with Ruth Nicole Hall. Library 2.012 Conference, Online, October 2012
  • Learning4Life: Advocacy through Coteaching Deep Comprehension with Kendra Duckworth, Gloria Voutos, and Becky McKee. Texas Library Association Conference, Houston, Texas, April 2012
  • Celebrate International Children's Book Day! with Dani Conroy, Leslie Wesson, and Anne Huser. International Cultures Storytelling Event. Blagg-Huey Library, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, March 2012
  • Singing into Character: Biographical Storytelling. Texas Storytelling Festival. Denton, Texas, March 2012
  • Focusing, Producing, and Sharing Personal and Professional Inquiry Learning through Digital Storytelling with Mary Virginia Meeks and Jennifer Pennington. Spicola Forum in Reading, Denton, Texas, March 2012
  • Inviting Deep Thinking about Global Citizenship through International Literature with Ragina Shearer. Spicola Forum in Reading, Denton, Texas, March 2012
  • State Library Conferences as Professional Development Opportunities for School Librarians: Extending the Reach of the University Classroom and Expanding Horizons for School Library Candidates and Practitioners with Maria Cahill. Extending Our Reach: Expanding Horizons, Creating Opportunities. ALISE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, January 2012
  • Developing the Instructional Partner Role: Expanding the Impact of the University Classroom. Extending Our Reach: Expanding Horizons, Creating Opportunities. ALISE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Dallas, Texas, January 2012
  • The Principal Connection: Educating Your Administrator to Value Your Library Program, co-presented with Rebecca McKee, Concurrent Session, 15th Annual National Conference, American Association of School Librarians, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2011
  • Featured Storyteller, 15th Annual National Conference, American Association of School Librarians, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2011
  • Becoming Global Citizens and Making International Friendships through Literature, co-presented with Ragina Shearer, Texas Association for the Improvement of Reading Conference, Denton, Texas, September 2011
  • Keynote: Advocacy for School Librarians: A Call to Action and Deep Comprehension, or how to convince surfers to take a dive, for ESC XI Library Harvest, Fort Worth, Texas, September 2011
  • Advocacy for School Library Leaders: A Call to Action, Texas Association of School Library Administrators Workshop, Austin, Texas, June 2011
  • Shared Telling: Stories that Shape Literate Minds, Texas Storytelling Festival, Denton, March 2011
  • Stories: Shaping Hearts and Minds, Keynote, Spicola Forum in Reading, Texas Woman's University, March 2011
  • A Time to Skim, A Time to Read, or How to convince surfers to take a dive, School Library Journal Summit: "The Future of Reading," October 2010
  • Under the Literacy Umbrella: Family Literacy Night at Rivera Elementary School, in collaboration with Texas Woman's University (TWU) preservice classroom teachers, Denton ISD, and Denton Public Library, October 2010
  • Engaging Students Using Web 2.0 Tools: Communication, Collaboration, and Competence, co-presented with Liz Sikes, TWU Online Educator Symposium, August 2010
  • Reading for a Lifetime - You Bet! co-presented with Gail Bush and Liz Deskins, American Library Association Conference, Washington, D. C., June 2010
  • Professional Practice: Where Standards Meet Dispositions, Texas Association of School Library Administrators Workshop, Austin, Texas, June 2010 and Plano ISD K-12 Librarians, August 2010
  • L4L--Learning4Life with the AASL Standards, co-presented with Sharon Amastae, Suzanne Lyons, and Sara Kelly Johns, Texas Library Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas, April 2010
  • StoryReader/StoryTeller, co-presented with Maria Cahill, Spicola Forum on Reading, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, March 2010
  • Reading4Life: The 21st-Century School Librarian's Role in Reading. Virtual Technology Conference, November 2009
  • School Library Media Specialist's Role in Reading, co-presented with the Task Force, American Association for School Librarians, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2009
  • Teaching the New Standards to Preservice and Inservice School Librarians, Panel Presentation, 14th Annual National Conference, American Association of School Librarians, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2009
  • The Language of "Cultural" Literature: What Does It Mean?, co-presented with Holly Johnson, Lauren Freedman, Prisca Martens, Janelle Mathis, USBBY 8th Regional Conference, St. Charles, Illinois, October 2009
  • Make It Real --- Fun! Real Books, Real Authors, Real Time, Real Literacy Learning, co-presenting with Nick Glass (TeachingBooks.net), Authors Monica Brown, Juanita Havill, Pat Mora, Michelle Parker-Rock, and Author-Illustrator Chris Gall, Institute for the International Reading Association Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, February 2009
  • Wanda's Wiki Wonderland: Literature Circles Online, co-presented with Jenni Hunt, 17th Annual Teaching and Technology Conference, Empire High School, Vail, Arizona, January 2009
  • Irresistible Invitations: Early Literacy Engagements for Preschool and Primary Children, National Start Smart Conference, Greensboro, North Carolina, May 2007; Even Start Conference, San Diego, California, October 2007
  • Picasso Poems: An Integrated Study in Art, Music, and Poetry, co-presented with Rochelle Thomson and Tracy Lynn Ross, 15th Annual Conference on Literature and Literacy for Children and Adolescents, University of Arizona, March 2007
  • Collaborating Out Loud! Classroom-Library Partnerships for Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies, co-presented with Diane Skorupski, Arizona Library Association Conference, Mesa, Arizona, November 2006
  • Blogging for Books, co-presented with Aimee Rogers, 14th Annual Conference on Literature and Literacy for Children and Adolescents, University of Arizona, March 2006
  • Irresistible Invitations: Early Literacy Engagements for Preschool and Primary Children, co-presented with Toni Buzzeo, Jane Kurtz, and Chris Kurtz, Oregon Reading Association Conference, Portland, Oregon, February 2006
  • Celebrating Literacy! Enchanting Practices for the Primary Classroom, co-presented with Toni Buzzeo, Jane Kurtz, and Jennifer Ward, SW IRA Regional Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2006
  • Enchanting Children's Literature of the Southwest, co-presented with Monica Brown, Lisa Bear Goldman, and Jennifer Ward, SW IRA Regional Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2006

Awards:

 

  • CREATE Texas, Exemplary Faculty Practices Award for the TWU Pioneer School Library Web Site, December 2012
  • Progressive Adjunct Professor Award 2009 awarded by the Progressive Librarians Guild, Tucson Chapter, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona, May 2009
  • Southwest Children's Literature Web Site: Exemplary University Department Web Site 2006 awarded by Arizona Technology in Education Alliance (AzTEA), April 2006
  • Tucson Unified School District Excellence in Education Recognition
  • Gale Elementary School: Exemplary Elementary School Web Site 2001 awarded by AzTEA March 2001
  • Librarian of the Year awarded by AzTEA, August 2000
  • Winnebago Progressive School Library Award for school library technology innovations at Corbett Elementary School awarded by the Arizona Library Association, 1997
  • Excellence in Teaching Award awarded by the University of Arizona, Summer Session 1997
  • Celebrate Literacy Award awarded by the Tucson Area Reading Council, 1996

Professional Organizations:

 

Advocacy:
  • Knowledge Quest Editorial Board, American Association of School Librarians, 2011-2013, Chair 2012-2014
  • AASL Common Core State Standards Task Force, 2013-2014
  • State Ambassador for Texas: United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY), 2011-2013
  • Bridge to Understanding Award Committee, Chair, USBBY, 2011-2013
  • Bridge to Understanding Award Committee, USBBY, 2011-2011
  • American Association of University Women, Denton Chapter, 2009-present
  • AASL National School Library Media Program of the Year Award Committee, 2009-2010
  • ALSC Pura Belpré Book Award Committee, 2009-2010
  • WOW: International Collection of Children's and Young Adult Literature, Board of Advisors, University of Arizona, 2007-present
  • AASL Library Media Specialist's Role in Reading Task Force, Chair, 2008-2009 - The School Library Media Specialist's Role in Reading Position Statement
  • AASL Standards and Guidelines Implementation Task Force, 2007-2009
  • Committee for the Conference on Children's and Young Adult Literature and Literacy, University of Arizona, 1999-2007
  • Committee to Select the Lacapa Spirit Prize in Southwest Children's Literature, 2007
  • ALSC Liaisons to National Organizations Serving Children and Youth, 2006-2008
  • AASL Task Force on School Librarian Classification, 2006-2007
  • AASL Nominations Committee, 2005
  • Chair, Campaign to Save Arizona's School Libraries
  • Teacher Library Division (TLD) of the Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Chair and AASL Affiliiate Assembly Delegate, 2002-2003
  • AASL @your library Task Force, 2002-2004
  • AASL Recruitment to the Profession Task Force, 2001-2003
  • TLD Chair-Elect, 2001-2002
  • TLD Arizona Teacher-Librarian Certification Legislation Task Force Chairperson, 2001-2003
  • AZLA Legislative Committee, TLD representative, 2000-2002
  • Advocate, Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning, Arizona Implementation, 1998-99
  • Chairperson, Tucson Unified School District Librarians Professional Development Committee, 1995-6, 1996-97
  • AzLA School of Library Science Advisory Committee, TLD representative, 1993-95
  • Chairperson, TUSD, "Information Literacy: Education for the 21st Century" Position Paper, 1994-95

Contact Judi Moreillon at: info@storytrail.com

Updated: 20 August 2014

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