Johnson, Mary J. 1949-

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Johnson, Mary J. 1949-


Born December 8, 1949, in Eldora, IA; daughter of Myron (a farmer) and Arleyne (a teacher and librarian) Gildersleeve; married Roger Hayden Johnson (an artist), June 10, 1973; children: Allen Hayden, Anna Elise. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Iowa State University, B.S., 1972; Emporia State University, M.L.S., 1992.


Home and office—875 Golden Hills Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80919. E-mail— [email protected]


French teacher at public schools in Greene, IA, 1972-81, and international school in Sternberg, Germany, 1981-84; Academy School District 20, Colorado Springs, CO, French teacher, 1984-92, library media specialist and technology coordinator, 1992-2005; self-employed educational consultant in Colorado Springs, 2005—. Linworth Publishing, project manager, 2003—, member of advisory board, 2004—; workshop presenter.


American Library Association, American Association of School Librarians, Colorado Association of Libraries, Colorado Educational Media Association (member of board of directors, 1994-99).


Exemplary School Library Media Program Award, Colorado Educational Media Association, 1995; Colorado High Performance Library Award, Colorado Library Power Program, 2001.


Primary Sources in the Library: A Collaboration Guide for Library Media Specialists, Linworth Publishing (Worthington, OH), 2003.

(Editor) Essential Documents for School Libraries, Linworth Publishing (Worthington, OH), 2005.

(Editor) National Board Certification in Library Media: A Candidate's Journal, Linworth Publishing (Worthington, OH), 2005.

Contributor to periodicals, including Library Media Connection.



School Library Journal, May, 2004, Linda Wadleigh, review of Primary Sources in the Library: A Collaboration Guide for Library Media Specialists, p. 180.

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