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Rita Schmidt

librarian , media specialist

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.

Achievements

  • Certified teaching, school administration, Montana.

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.