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Guerin, Donna

Senior Faculty
School of Education Program Coordinator for Springfield location
Cambridge College
Library Teacher program
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Community Involvement

Friends of the Chicopee Public Library    
River East School To Career Board of Directors
Five College/Public School Partnership Advisory Committee
WGBY57 Massachusetts Educational Television Advisory Committee
Chicopee Public Library Building Committee

Courses Taught
  • Professional Seminars and Independent Learning Project for School of Education programs at Springfield
  • Library Teacher courses

M.Ed. - Cambridge College - Integrated Studies
Graduate courses in curriculum design - University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
Graduate Program Information Media - St. Cloud State University, Minnesota 
B.A. - Cardinal Cushing College, Boston. - American Studies, Education


  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education English and Social Studies 9-12,  Library Teacher K-12
  • Licensed INTEL Educational Technologies Trainer
Professional Experience
  • Director of Library Information Services (public school)
  • Graduate teaching assistant
  • High school English teacher and department chair
  • Education and school library national consultation
  • Strategic planning committees
  • Grant writer/recipient
Awards & Recognitions

2011 - Massachusetts School Library Lifetime Achievement Award            
2005 - Palmer Public Library McManus Award
2000 - Massachusetts Library Association Hall of Fame

Research & Publications

Guerin, D., Smith, D., & Schlotterbeck, C. (2002). Model school library program evaluation rubric [Brochure]. (Available from Massachusetts School Library Media Association, PO Box 505, Bedford, MA 01730)

Guerin, D., & Braun, L. (1995). Collection development in schools and public libraries [Brochure]. PO Box 505, Bedford, MA 01730: Massachusetts School Library Media Association.

Guerin, D., & Braun, L. (1994). School public library services to children: a commom purpose with similarities and differences [Brochure]. PO Box 505, Bedford, MA 01730: Massachusetts School Library Media Association.

Selected Presentations
  • Information Research Standards across the Curriculum
  • Marketing the School Library Media Program
  • Integrating Educational Technologies and Standards into the Curriculum
  • School and Public Library Cooperation
  • Search Strategies; Risks and Rewards of Research
  • School Library Strategic Planning
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Library Association and American Association of School Librarians
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Massachusetts School Library Media Association:  President-1991, Conference Chair-1989-1994, Public Relations Chair 1992-1996