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Amy Short

Antioch University New England

Amy Short is the Director for Library Media Services for Cambridge (MA) Public Schools. Amy’s previous experience includes positions as the Director of Library Media Services for Boston Public Schools, High School Librarian in schools in New York and Massachusetts, Reference Librarian at Boston Public Library, and Adjunct Library Media Instructor at Cambridge College and Antioch University. Amy has served in a variety of roles on the Executive Board of the Massachusetts School Library Association (MSLA) including Boston Area Director, Awards Co-chair and Advocacy Co-chair. Amy has been the MSLA Delegate to the American Association of School Libraries (AASL) and the New England School Library Association, Secretary of AASL’s Supervisor Section, and a Task Force Member of two AASL national task forces. Amy received the 2019 MSLA Peggy Hallisey Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2015 MSLA Service Award for her leadership and contributions to school libraries and library organizations at the state and national levels.

Educational History

Bachelor of Arts, Speech and Communications, Minor Economics, State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY
Master of Library Science, School Library Media Specialist Program, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
Master of Education, Organizational Management, Endicott College, Beverly MA

School Library Journal Leadership Basecamp. “Essential Partnerships.” Boston, MA. August 12, 2019.

School Library Journal Innovator Basecamp. “Your Essential Partnerships.” Boston, MA. May 20, 2017.

American Association of School Librarians National Conference. “Rooms with a View: Theoretical and Practical Strategies for Advancing School Library Access.” Co-presented with Dr. Deborah Lang Froggatt. Columbus, OH. November 7, 2015.

Massachusetts School Library Association Annual Conference. “Think, Create, Share, and Grow With L4L!” Hyannis, MA. March 10, 2014.

Lifetime Achievement Award, Massachusetts School Library Association, 2019
Service Award, Massachusetts School Library Association, 2015
Massachusetts School Library Association
American Library Association
American Association of School Librarians
Supervisors Section, American Association of School Librarians
Amelia Short

Adjunct Faculty,

Education Department

CONTACT INFORMATION

Courses Taught

EDP 6630 Educational Advocacy & Leadership

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