Heather Gruenthal is a Library Teacher in the Long Beach Unified School District at Stanford Middle School and Perry Lindsey International Studies Middle School

Previously, "Mrs. G" worked in the Anaheim Union High School District for 20 years serving as a Teacher Librarian for both Western High School and Orangeview Junior High School. Before becoming a Library Teacher, she was an English Teacher at Lexington Junior High School.

Education:
Masters in Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
Library Services Credential, San Jose State University
Single Subject Teaching Credential in English including Clear Crosscultural Language Development (CLAD) Certificate and Supplementary Authorization in Sociology
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of California, Irvine

Clubs:
LBUSD: Newbery Club, Journaling Club,
AUHSD: Gay-Straight Alliance, Bridges, Computer Club, Library Volunteer Club,

Honors/Awards
Orange County Human Relations Council: Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Human Relations and Certificate of Congressional Recognition, March 1999

Professional Organizations
American Library Association
California School Library Association
Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Hobbies
In her spare time, Mrs. G enjoys taking pictures, scrapbooking and playing with her two children

Contact:
mrsgteach@yahoo.com