Contributors

Jill Berry
Media Resource Center Director
Elm School

Jill Berry is the Media Resource Center Director at Elm School in Burr Ridge, Illinois. She loves helping to create a culture of reading at the school and using technology to enhance learning. You might find her collaborating with teachers or teaching a small group of students. She earned a Master’s Degree in Library Science from The University of Michigan. On weekends and in the summer she hikes and travels to interesting locales, well-known and obscure, in the U.S. and abroad.

Sally Duffy
Media Resource Center Director
Clarendon Hills Middle School

Sally Duffy is a Media Resource Center Director at Clarendon Hills Middle School. Sally has a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University. She had been with D181 for twenty years. She loves working with students to help them find that “perfect book” and to discover that “perfect technology tool” for their school projects. Sally loves to hike, especially in the Colorado Rockies, and always carries a book in her pack.

Joe Koletsos
Media Resource Center Director
Walker School

Joe Koletsos is the MRC Director at Walker School in Clarendon Hills. Joe is a former high school and middle school special education teacher who has always enjoyed sharing his love of reading and learning with students. He has a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. When he’s not teaching you can find him driving around the country and camping with his family.

Madonna Marks
Media Resource Center Director
Madison School

Madonna Davis Marks is the MRC Director at Madison Elementary School in Hinsdale, IL. Besides running the MRC, Madonna produces and directs Madison's very own live streamed student news broadcast "Paws for the News" (http://livestream.com/ccsd181/madison). She has a M.Ed, and will earn her MLS from the University of Illinois @Urbana-Champaign in December. In her spare time, she likes to conduct genealogical research and earned a Midwest Emmy nomination and The Illinois State Historical Society Award of Superior Achievement for hosting and co-producing the documentary "The Lively Family Massacre" which was shown on PBS channels across the country.

Mary Morgan Ryan
Media Resource Center Director
Oak School

Mary Morgan Ryan is the Media Resource Center Director at Oak School in Hinsdale, Illinois. She encourages a lifelong love of reading, teaches information literacy, and coaches staff on integrating technology into their teaching. She is the host of a podcast for school librarians called the Idea Box Show: episodes can be found at www.ideaboxshow.com. Connect with Mary on Twitter at @mmorganryan.

Lani Neff
Media Resource Center Director
Monroe School

Lani Neff is the MRC Director at Monroe School in Hinsdale, Illinois. Being a  former classroom teacher, Lani followed her dream into the library to inspire readers of all ages. She recently completed her Master’s  of Library Science from the University of Illinois. She is excited to share all that she learns on her new journey through the MRC this year!

Stephanie Stieglitz
Media Resource Center Director
The Lane School

Stephanie Stieglitz is the MRC Director at The Lane School in Hinsdale, IL. Her twitter ID says it all @techandbooks. Her original career as a Civil Engineer was the perfect springboard for her interest in geeky toys. She has Master’s Degrees in Library and Information Science, Administration, and Instructional Technology. When not teaching you might find her under the ocean or on the beach reading a good book.

Rebecca Swanson
Media Resource Center Director
Prospect School

Becky Swanson taught first grade and third grade before following her dream to become a librarian. She loves traveling in interesting places and some of her favorites include Malaysia, the Galapagos Islands, Malawi, and Peru. She is a Google Certified Trainer as well as a proud book nerd. She also has a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science as well as a Master’s Degree in Instructional Media. Connect with Becky on Twitter at @LiBecky.

Linda Tetreault
Media Resource Center Director
Hinsdale Middle School

Linda Tetreault is the MRC Director at Hinsdale Middle School. She has always been a lover of books and shares this love of books and reading with her students. Linda has been a member of the State of Illinois’s Rebecca Caudill program for the past 14 years. Linda loves to travel and has visited 49 of the United States and 6 different countries. She received her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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