Midland Elementary librarian earns state honor

       Sherry Crow, Midland Elementary School's library technology educator, has been named Colorado Librarian of the Year by the Colorado Association of Libraries. The selection is based on improvement of library service, development of innovative approaches to library and information issues, and contributions to the development of the library profession, including contributions to literature, teaching and/or other related activities.
       In her fifth year with District 11, Crow is new at Midland this year. While serving in the same capacity at Penrose Elementary School, the school's library program was awarded High Performance Power Library designations in 2002-03 and 2003-04.
       Crow has been in library work since 1978, earning a master's degree in the field in 1982. She has published articles in national periodicals and has written three books. Her latest book is titled “Information Literacy: A Guide for the Library Media Specialist,” published by Pieces of Learning.
       She was elected secretary of the Colorado Association of School Librarians in 2003-04.
       “She is really outstanding in so many ways,” commented Midland Principal Barbara Bishop. “And she is collaborating with our teachers to truly transform the 'old' way of doing things in the library.”

From a press release