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Magna M. Diaz

Magna M. Diaz, American librarian, educator. Member of American Library Association (associate), Association Philadelphia School Libraries.

Background

  • Diaz, Magna M. was born on March 20, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Jose Enrique Rodriguez and Juanita (Diaz) Rodriguez Garcia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Puerto Rico, 1972. Postgraduate, Community College Philadelphia, 1978. Postgraduate, Temple University, 1979—1980.

      Postgraduate, Gratz College, University Arts. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1980.

    Career

    • Teacher English Public School Board, Puerto Rico, 1972—1976. Bilingual cataloger Temple University, Merit Center, Philadelphia, 1980. Bilingual library Camden Free Public Library., New Jersey, 1980—1981, Free Library.

      Philadelphia, 1983—1993, children's library, 1981—1982, bilingual storyteller, since 1984. Teacher library science, developer multi-cultural program Vare Middle School, Philadelphia, 1988—1992. Bilingual library Kensington High School, since 1993, Frankford High School, since 1999.

      Curriculum specialist Latino-American studies school library Philadelphia. Reference library Community College Philadelphia, 1982. Chair Spanish committee Free Library.

      Philadelphia; treasurer Coordinator Council Human Services, 1986—1988, The Automated Meter Reading, Hispanic Advisory Committee, 1986—1988. Coordinator National Association to Promote Library Services to Spanish Speaking. Presenter in field.

    Works

    • Author: What We Want to Tell You, 2005, The Writings on the Wall, 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association (associate), Association Philadelphia School Libraries.

    Connections

    • Married Ramon A. Diaz, May 1, 1976. 1 child Joana Marie.
    • father: Jose Enrique Rodriguez Garcia
    • mother: Juanita (Diaz) Rodriguez Garcia
    • spouse: Ramon A. Diaz
    • child: Joana Marie Diaz
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    Born March 20, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Puerto Rico
    • 1978
      Community College Philadelphia
    • 1980
      Rutgers University
    • 1972 - 1976
      Teacher, English Public School Board
      Puerto Rico
    • 1980 - 1981
      bilingual library Camden Free Public Library
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1980
      bilingual cataloger Temple University
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      bilingual library Camden Free Public Library
    • 1982
      reference library Community College Philadelphia
    • 1983 - 1993
      bilingual library Camden Free Public Library
    • 1984
      bilingual library Camden Free Public Library
    • 1988 - 1992
      teacher, multi-cultural program Vare Middle School
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      developer, multi-cultural program Vare Middle School
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1993
      bilingual library Kensington High School
    • 1999
      bilingual library Kensington High School
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