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Rebecca Shrewsbury Leavy

Rebecca Shrewsbury Leavy, American librarian. Certified school library media specialist K-12, rank I teacher.

Background

  • Leavy, Rebecca Shrewsbury was born on March 4, 1946 in Valdosta, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Ralph Damon and Aline Wade (Lanier) Shrewsbury.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Western Kentucky University, 1967. Master of Science in Library. Science, Western Kentucky University, 1979.

    Career

    • Elementary school library Warren County Schools, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1967-1968. Teacher junior high school Ohio County Schools, Hartford, 1968-1969. Library media specialist high school Hillsborough County Schools, Tampa, Florida, 1969-1972.

      Teacher junior high school Knoxville (Tennessee) City Schools, 1973, library junior high school, 1973-1977. Laboratory school library media specialist Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 1979-1981, supervisor Educational Resources Center, 1981-1995. High school library media specialist Ohio County Schools, Hartford, Kentucky, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified school library media specialist K-12, rank I teacher.

    Membership

    Board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Bowling Green, 1982-1985. Member American Library Association, Kentucky Library. Association (past secretary special libraries section, academy libraries section, technology roundtable), Kentucky School Media Association, American Quilters Society, Phi Delta Kappa (vice president membership 1989-1992).

    Personality

    Interests

    Quilting, needlecrafts, antiquing, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Tyrel G. Moore, August 19, 1967. 1 child, Brian Lanier Moore. Married Marvin D. Leavy, June 2, 1984.
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    Born March 4, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1967
      Western Kentucky University
    • 1979
      Western Kentucky University
    • 1967 - 1968
      Elementary school library Warren County Schools
      Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      teacher, junior high school Ohio County Schools
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      library media specialist, high school Hillsborough County Schools
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1973
      teacher, junior high school Knoxville (Tennessee) City Schools
    • 1973 - 1977
      teacher, junior high school Knoxville (Tennessee) City Schools
    • 1979 - 1981
      laboratory school library media specialist, Western Kentucky University
      Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
    • 1981 - 1995
      laboratory school library media specialist, Western Kentucky University
    • 1995
      high school library media specialist, Ohio County Schools
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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