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Connie Whitlow Zimmer

Connie Whitlow Zimmer, American librarian. Certified school library Kentucky. Recipient Retta Patrick award, Arkansas Library. association, 2007, Arkansas Association Instructional Media Leadership award, 2002, Pat McCormick Individual Achievent award, Arkansas Association Instructional Media, 2010; Lions International Melvin Janes fellowship, 2008.

Background

  • Zimmer, Connie Whitlow was born on November 22, 1950 in Willow Shade, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Elmer and Carrie Mae (Lester) Whitlow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, We. Kentucky University, 1972. Master of Library Science, We. Kentucky University, 1975.

    Career

    • Student assistant department geography and geology We. Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 1968—1971. Reformed library Bowling Green Public Library., 1971—1972.

      Library Ohio County Middle School, Hartford, 1972—1973, Bowling Green High School, 1972—1973. Night supervisor Bowling Green Public Library., 1976—1977. Head library Warren East High School, 1974—1990.

      Assistant professor secondary education Arkansas Technology University, Russellville, 1990—2002, associate professor, since 2002. Video instructor camp for gifted and talented youth We. Kentucky University, 1985—1990, faculty department teacher education library media education, 1988—1990.

    Major achievements

    • Certified school library Kentucky.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Delaware 3d District Education Association, 1982, 1984—1990. Sponsor 3d District Beacon Builders, Bowling Green, 1974—1990, Warren East Student Assistants, 1974—1990, Student Library. Assistants Kentucky, 1983—1990.

    Volunteer Firefighter Barren River Volunteer Fire Department, 1977—1986. Audio-visual resource person Bowling Green Presbyterian Church, 1984—1986. Church library Central Presbyterian Church, Russellville, elder, since 2008.

    Board directors Pope County Library., since 2005. Member of National Education Association, American Library Association, Arkansas Association Teacher Educators, Association Teacher Educators, Arkansas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Association School Libraries, Association Educational Communications Technology, Arkansas Association School Library. Media Educators (chair 2005-2006), Arkansas Association Instrl.

    Media (Leadership award 2002), Arkansas Education Association, Arkansas Library. Association (president 2010), Society School Library. International (international book awards committee 1988-1990, member Charlie May Simon book award committee since 1998, chairman Arkansas diamond primary book award committee since 2000), Russellville Lions Club (building young readers since 2005), Arkansas Technology University Dames Club (recording secretary 1991-1992, director young author's contest 1992, president-elect 1993, co-director 1993, consultant library automation, on site management, Machine-Readable Cataloging cataloging records), Gamma Sigma Sigma.

    Personality

    Interests

    Antiques, reading, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Steven Wilkinson Zimmer, May 29, 1971. 1 child Charlotte Melissa.
    • father: Elmer Whitlow
    • mother: Carrie Mae (Lester) Whitlow
    • spouse: Steven Wilkinson Zimmer
    • child: Charlotte Melissa Zimmer
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    Born November 22, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      We. Kentucky University
    • 1975
      We. Kentucky University
    • 1968 - 1971
      Student assistant, department geography and geology We. Kentucky University
      Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      reformed library Bowling Green Public Library
    • 1972 - 1973
      library Ohio County Middle School
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      library Ohio County Middle School
    • 1974 - 1990
      head, library Warren East High School
    • 1976 - 1977
      night supervisor Bowling Green Public Library
    • 1990 - 2002
      assistant, professor secondary education Arkansas Technology University
      Russellville, Arkansas, United States
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