DMS Team

Several students holding a giant pair of scissors and cutting a ribbon

DMS Team

Several students holding a giant pair of scissors and cutting a ribbon

Meet the Team

Zac Chase

Secondary Language Arts Coordinator

chase_zachary@svvsd.org

Norm Birt

District Cataloger/Destiny Support

Norm has worked for Media Services for 15 years and catalogs materials for all St. Vrain Valley schools and does initial problem analysis for both the Destiny Library and Media Manager systems. He was part of the two-person team that developed the BCS word-based classification system for the SVVSD libraries. Before joining SVVSD he worked as a programmer/analyst for IBM and AT&T. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a minor in Russian from Indiana State University. He received both a Master of Library Science and a Master of Arts in American History from Emporia State University. For fun, he is an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction. He enjoys watching classic and new films and keeps an ever expanding list of titles to watch. Staying involved with family is another major highlight.

303-702-7742 birt_norm@svvsd.org

Jean Burow

Copy Cataloger

Jean’s job as the Copy Cataloger is to catalog existing copy and importing and editing bibliographic records. She also assists with BCS conversions, work orders, phone inquiries and evaluates some of our media to see if it aligns with current curriculum standards. She has re-cataloged parts of the Media Services Collection, such as nonfiction lit sets, trunks, audio and DVD collections, social studies kits, and the Spanish collection. Jean enjoys working to make our books and media more accessible to students and staff. She is also a naturalist and conservationist, a proponent of holistic health, and loves the fine arts.

303-702-5746 burow_jean@svvsd.org

Whitney Hansberry

Media Services/Curriculum Support

Whitney has worked for Media Services for almost 6 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado and has been an elementary teacher, a preschool teacher, and a middle school librarian. Her duties at DMS include providing professional development for the district’s school librarians, such as creating tutorials, providing training to new and existing library staff, and planning and facilitating PD meetings. She also provides support for the district digital library and the library management system. She and her husband are parents to three fabulous but crazy kids. In her downtime, she loves watching movies, reading books, and spending time together with her family.

303-702-7774 hansberry_whitney@svvsd.org

Jennifer Lyon

Media Services/Curriculum Support

Jenn has worked at Media Services for almost 6 years. Her biggest responsibility is handling the shipping and receiving of all the lending library materials from our Media Services Collection each day. She also maintains the entire collection to make sure everything is circulation ready, as well as researches and selects the Makerspace materials for check out. She also is learning how to lead and facilitate Blended Library discussions and transformations. She is a single mom to two adult boys. She sings beautifully and likes to be crafty upon occasion.

303-702-7747 lyon_jennifer@svvsd.org

Holly Zilling

Media Services and ELA Coordinator Administrative Assistant

303-702-7744 zilling_holly@svvsd.org