Donna Zecha

Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Library Media and Education Technology Integration, Educational Leadership

E-mail: dmzecha@plymouth.edu

Profile

Donna Zecha is a school library media specialist at Hopkinton Middle High School in Contoocook, NH, which is grades 7-12. She teaches information literacy skills, runs middle and high school book clubs and a technology club, and presents frequently on library media topics.

Degrees and Education

BS, Occupational Therapy, University of New Hampshire
MEd, Library Media, Plymouth State University, 2007

Research Interests

Working with academic librarians to ensure students are prepared for college research

 

Presentations

“Newspeak in 2017: Fake News Is Not the Only Problem,” CMTC, November 2017
“Best Apps for Teaching and Learning,” ALA Annual Conference, June 2017
“Pageturners and Tweets (Using Social Media in Bookclubs),” CMTC, November 2016
“ESSA for School Librarians,” CMTC, November 2016
“Using LibGuides K-12,” NHSLMA Annual Conference, May 2014

Awards and Distinctions

NH School Librarian of the Year (NH Excellence in Education Award), 2017
Principal’s Award, Hopkinton Middle High School, 2016
Susan G. Pisinski Excellence in Teaching Award, 2015
NHSLMA Service Award, 2015

Associations, Boards, and Committees

American Association of School Librarians Best Apps for Teaching and Learning Committee, 2016 & 2017
American Library Association
NH School Library Media Association, Past-President

Courses Taught

LM 5030: Reference & Research