Johnson County Library

Youth Information Specialist, June 2021 – May 2022

  • Provide reference and readers’ advisory for all ages at a large, high circulating branch.
  • Work with the Youth Services team to develop a shared vision for post-pandemic service.
  • Support system-wide teams in early literacy and teen services.

Anythink Libraries, Thornton, CO

Teen Guide, January 2019 – July 2020

  • Developed and implemented programming for tweens and teens (~8 programs/month).
  • Managed a task force focused on improving teens’ experience at our library branch.
  • Created readers’ advisory materials for use by all library staff, as well as regularly performing readers’ advisory for tweens, teens, and adults. 
  • Weeded and maintained our teen collections in collaboration with our collection team.

Hopelab, San Francisco, CA

Research Associate, Oct. 2017 – June 2018

Project Coordinator, Apr. 2017 – Oct. 2017 

Executive Assistant, Apr. 2016 – Apr. 2017

  • Developed agency-wide best practices for research participant recruitment.
  • Designed training materials for multi-site efficacy study.  
  • Managed collaborations with researchers at UCLA, U of Penn, Northwestern.
  • Oversaw modifications to and submission to IRB of multi-year study protocol.

KU Center for Research on Learning, Lawrence, KS

Research Project Coordinator, Oct. 2013 – Apr. 2016 

Program Assistant, June 2012 – Oct. 2013

  • Coordinated professional development initiatives for interdisciplinary teams of educators.
  • Planned and executed twelve annual training sessions for 100+ participants.
  • Designed instructional materials, media, and project websites. 
  • Provided on-site and remote technical support to professional development participants.


San Jose State University, MLIS – 2023

University of Kansas, Master’s coursework in Educational Technology – 2014-2015

Kansas State University, BA, English Literature – 2012

Kansas State University, BA, Women’s Studies – 2012

Skills & Professional Interests

Adobe Creative Suite

Data visualization

Web Development

Program evaluation

Community engagement

Project and event planning


Restorative justice