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Rita Schmidt

Rita Schmidt, American librarian, retired media specialist. Certified teaching, school administration, Montana. Recipient scholarship Mountain Plains Library. Association, 1985.

Background

  • Schmidt, Rita was born on August 9, 1947 in Tacoma. Daughter of Robert V. and Ann Regine (Minette) Westermark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1969. Medical Science Liaison Society, Case We. Reserve University, Cleveland, 1970.

    Career

    • Library. cataloger Trenton Public Library., 1970-1971. Library media specialist Great Falls Public Schools, Montana, 1971—2001. Part-time library Montana State University, College of Technology, Great Falls, 2002—2008.

      Retired

      Part-time instructor College Great Falls, 1973-1976. President Great Falls Mount Branch American Association of University Women, 2007-2008.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teaching, school administration, Montana.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chair, member Montana Library. Services Advisory Council, Helena, Montana, 1983-1984, 85-89. Member Project Excellence School Accreditation Standards, Helena, 1988-1989.

    Member American Library Association (council 1986), Montana Education Association (board directors 1989-1990), Great Falls Education Association (vice president 1988-1990, Silver Key award 1983, 84, 85, 89, 90, 94, 98), Montana Library. Association (president 1983-1984).

    Connections

    • Married Guy Douglas Schmidt, June 29, 1972.
    • father: Robert V. Westermark
    • mother: Ann Regine (Minette) Westermark
    • spouse: Guy Douglas Schmidt
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    Born August 9, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Knox College
    • 1970
      Case We. Reserve University
    • 1970 - 1971
      Library cataloger Trenton Public Library
    • 1971 - 2001
      library media specialist, Great Falls Public Schools
      Montana, United States

    Award