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Master of Arts in Education, 1999, with a focus on Literature for Children and Young Adults
Ohio State University
Additional graduate level coursework, 1999-present, resulting in K-12 Reading Endorsement, Language Arts and Social Studies licensure, grades 5-9.
Ashland University, Kent State University, Ohio State University
Bachelor of Arts in Library Science, 1991
Ohio Dominican College
Library Media Specialist, 2012 – 2018
Hilliard Bradley High School, Hilliard City Schools, Ohio
Library Media Specialist, 2001 – 2012
J.W. Reason Elementary, Hilliard City Schools, Hilliard, Ohio
Library Media Specialist, 1991-2001
Evening Street Elementary, Worthington Schools, Worthington, Ohio
Adjunct Professor, Kent State University, 2017 to present
Various courses in iSchool
Adjunct Professor, Ohio Dominican University, 1999 to 2007
– AASL (American Association of School Librarians), Best List Task Force. (Became AASL Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning.)
Chair of committee to create Past President’s Planning Grant Committee.
-ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children), School-Age Programs and Service Committee.
Past chair of Carnegie Notable Videos Committee.
PUBLICATIONS – Book:
Deskins, L., and Dorr, C. (2016) Linking Picture Book Biographies to National Content Standards: 200+ Lives to Explore. Libraries Unlimited.
Dorr, C., and Deskins, L., (2018) LGBTQAI+ Books for Children and Teens: Providing a Window for All. ALA Publications.
Deskins, L. (2019) Content Collaboration for Secondary Grades. ALA Publications.
Online Courses for AASL:
Webinars for Infohio:
Webinar for ALSC:
Webinar for BookList:
References supplied upon request.