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consultant , media educator , school librarian

Kathleen Garland, American school librarian, media educator, consultant. certified in school library media, elementary education, New York, Michigan. Recipient research grantee Association Library and Information Sciences Education, 1985, United States Department Education, 1989, 93.


Garland, Kathleen was born on October 8, 1942 in Cleveland. Daughter of David Brown and Eileen Eva (Bon) Garland.


Bachelor of Science in Education cum laude, Ohio University, 1964. Medical Science Liaison Society, Case Western Reserve University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1980.


5th grade teacher, E. Cleveland (Ohio) Schools, 1964-1966; librarian District Northern 2, West Orangeburg central School, Piermont, New York, 1968-1970; school media specialist, Forest Hills School District, Cincinnati, 1970-1976; assistant professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1980-1983; assistant professor, assistant chair, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1983-1986; coordinator school media program, assistant professor, State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, 1987-1990; coordinator school media program, assistant professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1990-1995; district media services coordinator, Kelloggsville School District, Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1995. Member continuing education committee Western New York Library Resources Council, Buffalo, New York, 1988-1991. Member school library system advisory county Erie Board Cooperative Superior vena cava syndrome, Buffalo, New York, 1988-1990.

Consultant Holt (Michigan) High School, 1992-1995. Executive Board Regional Education Media Center 8, since 1996. Grant reviewer, educator National Endowment for Humanities, 1994-1995.


  • Certified in school library media, elementary education, New York, Michigan.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


Member Michigan Electronic Library. Advisory Council, Library. of Michigan, since 1996. Member American Library Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Association School Librarians.

(Highsmith Research grant, 1994), Association Library Service to Children, Freedom to Read Foundation.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, dance, genealogy, choral singing.


Married Galen Edwin Rike, June 30, 1984.

David Brown Garland

Eileen Eva (Bon) Garland

Galen Edwin Rike