Anita Cellucci

Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Library Media

E-mail: amcellucci@mail.plymouth.edu

Degrees and Education:
MEd, Salem State University
BA, Lesley University

Recent Publications
  • Cellucci, A. (2020). Ch 5: Collaborating to help Teens with Mental Health Issues. Radical Collaborations for Learning School Librarians as Change Agents, Editors. Violet H. Harada and Sharon Coatney. ABC-CLIO.
  • Cellucci, A. (2019). Full Voice: Recovery. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2019). Full Voice: Finding Personal Stories in the Library. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2019). Full Voice: Making and Inquiry: A match made in Heaven. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2018). Full Voice: Reflecting on Process. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2018). Full Voice: Leading from Within. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2018). Full Voice: Developing Collaborative Culture with Teachers. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2018). Full Voice: Growth in Reading. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2018). Full Voice: Deliberate Rest. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2018). Full Voice: Connecting with the Arts. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2018). Full Voice: Don’t Make Money Your Goal. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2017). Full Voice: The Mindful Gap. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2017). Full Voice: The Future is Now. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2017). Full Voice: Seeing our Literacy Community. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2017). Full Voice: ESSA + Social Emotional Learning = School Libraries. School Library Connection.
  • Cellucci, A. (2017). Full Voice: Hitting the mark – in the elevator! School Library Connection
  • Cellucci, A.; Maniotes, L. (2017). A Journey of Evolution and Reflection: From Conferencing to Video Screencasts for Learning Through Inquiry. Teacher Librarian.
  • Cellucci, A.; Maniotes, L. (2017). Doubling Up: Authentic Vocabulary Development through the Inquiry Process. Teacher Librarian.
  • Cellucci, A. (2017). How My School Library Embraces Social Emotional Learning. School Library Journal.
  • Cellucci, A. (2016). Librarians share their predictions for education trends in 2017: Focus on Emotional and Mental Health. Scholastic: On Our Minds.
  • Cellucci, A.; Gardner, L. (2016). School Librarian of the Year Finalists Leverage ESSA in MA. School Library Journal.
  • Cellucci, A.; Maniotes, L. (2016). Ch 4: Using Inquiry Tools to Activate Reflection and Assess
  • Student Learning, Guided Inquiry Design: High School in Action. ABC-CLIO.
Professional Leadership
  • AASL Board of Directors, Region 1 Director, 2018-2021
  • Advocacy Co-chair, MSLA, 2018-2019
  • AASL Affiliate Assembly Representative, 2017-2018
  • President, Massachusetts School Library Association, 2015-2017
    • – President Elect, 2014-2015
    • – Past President, 2017-2018
  • MBLC (Mass Board of Library Commissioners – Statewide Digital Resources Acquisition Committee) November 2016- February 2017
  • Massachusetts Library System, Youth Services Committee, 2013-2016
  • Area Director, Massachusetts School Library Association, 2013-2014
  • MBLC SERAC (Mass Board of Library Commissioners – Statewide Electronic Resources
  • Acquisition Committee 2011-2012
Honors and Awards

Peggy Hallisey Leadership Award, Massachusetts School Library Association, 2020

Library Movers & Shakers Award, 2019, Library Journal

MSLA Service Award, 2017, Massachusetts School Library Association

MSLA Web Seal of Excellence, 2016-2021, Massachusetts School Library Association

School Librarian of the Year 2016, Finalist, School Library Journal and Scholastic

Presentations

MSLA conference, virtual session, “Creating Connections: Compassionate SEL practice”, 2021

MassCUE, virtual session, “Visual Poetry: Social Justice, Diversity and Healing”, 2021

School Library Connection, webinar, How the Library Can Help Students Navigate Mental Health, 2020

Webinar: SLJ Teen Live, “Stigma free in the School Library”, 2019

UMass Amherst, online, Mindfulness for Librarians, “Mindfulness in the School Library”, 2018

Teen Summit, MLS, “Libraries Breaking Mental Health Stigma”, 2017

NHCMTC, Spotlight keynote: “The Empathetic Librarian”, 2017

MassCUE, “Using Social Media to Celebrate, Inform and Promote”, 2017

ALA Annual Conference, “Creating opportunity for authentic learning experiences for Special Education students”, 2017

Webinar: Britannica, “Using resources for Inquiry”, 2016

National Conference Teachers of English, “Educators Exploring Empathy in Emotional Intelligence”, 2016

AASL Conference, “Guided Inquiry Design and Common Core”, 2015

Better Together MSLA/MassCUE – “Using Guided inquiry Design for Authentic Learning in Science”, 2014

AASL Conference, “Community Reading Programs for Teens”, with Public Library Director Maureen Ambrosino and Author A.S. King, 2013

MSLA Conference: “A Unique Partnership: Empowering Teens”, 2013

NOBS Program Power Breakfast, Beverly Public Library – “A Unique Partnership: Empowering Teens”, 2012

Massachusetts Library System “Resource Sharing Unbound” @ Holy Cross – Panel speaker with the school library perspective on eResources, 2011