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About Heidi Hammond

Heidi Hammond has 23 years experience as a school librarian at the elementary, middle and high school levels. She holds a Minnesota teaching license in school library media, English, speech, and reading. She coordinates the school library media specialist portion of the MLIS program.

Heidi served on the 2011 Randolph Caldecott Award Committee (Association for Library Service to Children) that selected A Sick Day for Amos McGee. She was a member of the 2013 Margaret A. Edwards Award Committee (Young Adult Library Services Association) that selected Tamora Pierce. She was recently appointed to the YALSA 2016 Outstanding Nonfiction Award Committee. She also served on the editorial board of SLR (American Association of School Librarians).

Positions

2010 Present Associate Professor, St. Catherine University School of Business and Professional Studies
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2010 Present School Library Media Specialist Coordinator, St. Catherine University School of Business and Professional Studies
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • 2016 - St. Catherine University Faculty Travel Award ($1400) to present Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books: What Makes a Picture Book Distinguished? at Mazza Museum (Findlay, OH)
  • 2015 - St. Catherine University Curriculum Development Grant ($1200) to develop a course Picture Books: Exploring the Interplay of Text and Illustration
  • 2015 - St. Catherine University Faculty Travel Award ($1400) to present Reading the Art in Caldecott Award Books: What Makes a Picture Book Distinguished? at ALA Annual Conference (San Francisco)
  • 2013 - St. Catherine University Faculty Research & Scholarly Activities Grant ($6800.00) for book project Understanding Art in Caldecott Award Books
  • 2013 - St. Catherine University Faculty Travel Award ($1400.00) to attend ALA Midwinter Conference (Seattle, WA) to participate on YALSA Margaret A. Edwards Award Committee
  • 2011 - St. Catherine University Faculty Travel Award ($1400.00) to attend ALA Midwinter Conference (San Diego) to participate on ALSC Randolph Caldecott Award Committee
  • 2010 - St. Catherine University Faculty Travel Award to attend The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning program “Off to a Good Start,” (declined due to cancellation of program)
  • 2008 - American Library Association Great Stories Club grant
  • 1996 - Minnesota Humanities Commission Teacher Institute

Courses

  • Picture Books: Exploring the Interplay of Text and Illustration
  • Literature for Young Adults (EDUC 3450)
  • School Libraries
  • Information Literacy Instruction
  • Graphic Novels
  • Clinical Experience/Supervised Student Teaching
  • Curriculum and School Libraries
  • Library Materials for Young Adults
  • Leadership in Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Library and Information Science

Education

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PhD, Education/Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy (Children’s Literature), University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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BS, Secondary Education: English/Speech, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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MA, Secondary Education: Reading, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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Contact Information

Library and Information Science
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

651-690-6991

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Presentations (10)

Articles (8)

Books (5)