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									                                                    464 Laurel Road                    Phone Home: 516 536-3942;
                                                                                       Work: 516 248-3278
                                                    Rockville Centre                   E-mail
                                                    New York 11570

Karen Kliegman

                 Dedicated to:

                      •    Helping students discover the possibilities and usefulness of
                           technology and its power to multiply the impact of teaching and

                 Education professional with proven ability to: use technology to stimulate
Summary of       collaborative work and inquiry-based interaction; promote a constructivist,
qualifications   resource-based learning environment that encourages critical thinking, team
                 learning, mentoring, and shared inquiry; integrate library, technology, and
                 classroom curricula; mentor educators in the creation and implementation of
                 technology-based lesson instruction, lesson plans, and student assessment
                 in conjunction with state, library, and technology standards. Educational
                 Technology skills include:
                      •    Macromedia: Dreamweaver; Fireworks; Flash
                      •    Microsoft: FrontPage; PowerPoint; Publisher: Excel: Word; Works
                      •    Inspiration: Inspiration; Kidspiration
                      •    Adobe: Acrobat
                      •    Apple: iMovie

                   “Karen, the integrity that you bring to your career is so much to be respected. It is often the case
                  that not all amongst us share that deep respect for teaching and the work that it required, but it is
                 important that you go ahead with courage, knowing the children and most colleagues will benefit.”

                          —Dr. Francis Roberts, Professor, Long Island University, Ed.D., Harvard University

Education        2002                              Long Island University                            Brookville, NY
                 M.S. Computers in Education
                    GPA 4.0

                 1998                              Long Island University                            Brookville, NY
                 M.S. Library and Information Sciences
                    New York State K-12 Certification Library Media

                 1979                              Washington University                             St. Louis, MO
                 B.A. English Literature
Professional      2000 - Present          Herricks USFD                  New Hyde Park, NY
Experience        Library Media Specialist—Searingtown School
                    Plan and direct the overall activities for K-5 elementary school library
                    media center with over 500 students and over 40 faculty members. Scope
                    of position includes:        curriculum development and evaluation in
                    partnership with classroom teachers; integration of information literacy
                    skills into the curriculum in order to boost achievement in content areas;
                    translation of curriculum needs into book and other media selection;
                    library budget preparation and management of expenditures; library public
                    relations and author visit coordination; creation and maintenance of both
                    school and library websites to provide school community with access to
                    the world of information and information technology.

Accomplishments   Webmaster, Searingtown School and Searingtown School Library

                  Applied for and received two educational mini-grants:
                  Growing Naturalists (2001)
                  Video Voices (2002)

                  Provide Inservice Professional Development to district teachers:
                     • Creating WebQuests: Web Design Fundamentals and
                          FrontPage Basics (Spring 2002)
                     • Integrating Digital Video Into the Curriculum (Spring 2002)
                     • Integrating Nonfiction Books Into the Social Studies
                          Curriculum (Winter 2002)
                     • Picture Books for Older Readers: The Art of the Picture
                          Book (Fall 2001)
                     • Redesigning the Elementary School Research Module:
                          Integrating State Learning Standards, Library Information
                          Literacy Standards, and Technology Standards (Fall 2002)
                     • Teacher Technology Tools (Fall 2002)
                     • New Books Too Good to Miss (Fall 2002)

                  Development of web curriculum units in collaboration with teachers
                  as partners in co-design, deliver and evaluation:
                      • Circle of Life
                      • Colonial Art
                      • Presidential Election WebQuest
                      • Federal Holidays WebQuest
                      • Family Math Night

                  Redesigned library media center, including securing funds for new

                  Coordinated “Great NY Read Aloud,” a school wide event that included
                  guest readers from the Hofstra Basketball Team
               1998-2000         Cold Spring Harbor CSD          Cold Spring Harbor, NY
               Library Media Specialist—Lloyd Harbor School
               • Librarian for grades 2-6 elementary school library media center,
                  population 508. Initiated implementation of automation system for
                  library with over 16,000 holdings. As a result, Lloyd Harbor School
                  Library became the pilot school for automation in the district.
                  Redesigned and updated the media center, including the
                  incorporation of a computer mini-lab.

Awards and     •   Inspired Teacher Scholarship: One of 20 winners of the 2002
Publications       Inspired Teacher Scholarships for Visual Learning,
                   awarded to K-12 educators who champion the integration of visual
                   learning and technology into the curriculum. (March 2002)

               •   Education World A+ Review: “Circle of Life” WebQuest was judged for
                   the comprehensiveness of its material, innovation, and aesthetics, and
                   received an “A+” Award, which translated to “perfect in its category.”
                   (May 2002)

               •   Blue Web’N “Pick of the Week”: “Circle of Life” WebQuest chosen as
                   a “pick of the week” by Blue Web’N (Pacific Bell Knowledge Network
                   Explorer) as a Blue Ribbon outstanding Internet learning site. (April

               •   Golden Web Award 2002-2003: Searingtown School website received
                   this award from the International Association of Webmasters and

               •   Excellence in Technology Award 1999-2000: Awarded by The
                   Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technology. Given in
                   recognition of outstanding achievement and excellence in using
                   technology in the classroom.

               •   Authored and Published library curriculum unit in School Library
                   Media Activities Monthly, December 1999.
                  Networking Essentials Introduction to iMovie     National School
Professional                                                           Reform
                  Using Camcorders in     Ulead Video Studio      Critical Thinking
                     the Classroom
                   The Comer Initiative     Critical Viewing     Technology Camp
                  Riverhead Foundation Multiple Intelligences Assistive Educational
                    & Atlantis Marine  with Howard Gardner Technology for the
                      Aquarium for                                  Disabled
                    WebQuests with           Web Design:             Web Design:
                     Bernie Dodge            Dreamweaver         Flash and Fireworks

Professional      American Library Association, American Association of School
Memberships and   Librarians, International Society for Technology in Education, Nassau
                  School Library System, Nassau Reading Council. Herricks USFD: Web
                  Development and Technology Committees.            Searingtown School:
                  Advisory and Emergency Response Committees

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