I have had the profound honor of having been interviewed by several news outlets, including Jackson, MS channel 16.
Here you will find videos I've created to promote library events and programs, like Flowood Reads. The videos primarily feature Flowood Public Library.
My teams and I created a number of library programs and events that were fun, engagning, and educational.
I've been so fortunate to have worked with many associations and committees to promote library advocacy, outreach, marketing, and leadership.
I have worked with some amazing people over the years.
A few selected honors that I'm especially proud to have been nominated to receive.
This is a basic presentation that I use when I discuss the library's role in the community. It contains minimal content.
In 2019, I presented "What if You're a Leader With Anxiety?" Maryland State Library Association's annual conference. The presentation featured a break down of leadership and anxiety myths, actions individuals could take to care for their mental health, and a discussion portion.
Over the last few years with MD LBPH, I have developed a "quick & dirty" guide to creating accessible marketing materials for the visually impaired. This is the second version of the program with live demonstrations.
In 2019, I was asked to present on the topic of Library Mission Creep and Librarian Burnout. After exhaustive research, I presented at the Maryland State Library Resource Center's Spring Conference.
In 2020, I was asked to present on the topic of disability and libraries and how to ensure that all patrons feel welcome and heard. This presentation focused on generalities and specifics.
In 2016, I was asked to present at the Mississippi Library Association's annual meeting; my focus was on leadership and how it can positively affect the community of a library.
In 2016, I presented at the Mississippi Library Association's annual meeting; my topic was how librarians can bounce back from program failure.
I presented at the 2016 Mississippi Library Association's annual conference; this portion of the program was expanding the idea of "library community" by engaging other societies and organizations.
In 2014/2015, I was given a small IMLS grant to host an anti-bullying program. The program was a failure, but I learned quite a few lessons about leadership, community engagement, and marketing.