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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Heather Thore

Title: Adjunct Faculty
Department: School of Information Science
College of Information and Communications
Phone: 336-239-3027
LinkedIn: My LinkedIn profile
Resources: Robert Anderson Middle School Media Center 


B.S., Elementary Education, Southern Wesleyan University (SC)
M.L.I.S., Library, University of South Carolina

Background/Work Experience

Heather Thore is the  library media specialist at Robert Anderson Middle School in Anderson, South Carolina. She previously worked as the school librarian at Homeland Park Elementary School and Lakeside Middle School. 

Recent Publications

Cox, T. Kaye, J. Thore, H. (2019, November). Your Technology Secret Weapon: Collaborating with your School Librarian. Presentation for SC EdTech Conference, Greenville, SC.

Thore, H. (2019, November). Librarians Unite!. Presentation for the American Association of School Librarians Conference, Louisville, KY.

Thore, H. (2019, November). Escape the Ordinary with Digital Breakouts. Presentation for the American Association of School Librarians Conference, Louisville, KY.

Harrison, B., Robinson, N., Thore, H. (2019, June). Best Civil Rights Resources for Librarians & Teachers. Presentation for the South Carolina Association of School Librarians Summer Institute, Columbia, SC.

Thore, H. (2019, January). Librarians Unite!. SCASL Messenger. 5(2). 32.

Thore, H. (2018, September). ALA Adventure. SCASL Messenger. 5(1). 9-10.


AASL Board of Directors, Chapter Representative, 2020-2022
AASL Best Digital Tools for Teaching & Learning, 2019-2022
SCTS 4.0 Evaluator, 2019-present
SC Department of Education Library Evaluation Tool Committee, 2019
AASL State Standards Workshop Task Force, 2018-2019
SCASL President, 2018-2019
SCASL Secretary, 2015-2017
SCASL Information Technology Chair, 2014-2015

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