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Susi Grissom

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Susi Grissom
Travis Vanguard & Academy; Dallas ISD


  • Advocacy
  • Children's Literature
  • Children's Services
  • Information Literacy
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Leadership
  • Literacy
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Young Adult Services
  • Youth Services
  • Type of Libraries
  • School / Media Center

  • Bio

    While serving as the librarian at Travis Vanguard and Academy (Dallas ISD) for 16 years, I was actively involved in the Dallas Association of School Librarians, the Texas Library Association, and the American Association of School Librarians (AASL Board of Directors/Region 6/2011-2013). A career highlight was being a mentor to the outstanding TALL Texans Class of 2016. I am currently the Texas Association for School Librarians’ Councilor (2016-2019) and a new member of the Texas Bluebonnet Award Program Committee (2016-2019). A recent retiree after 26 years in public education, I look forward to continue being an active library and literacy advocate! Follow me @SusiGrissom


    Current Work
    Travis Vanguard & Academy; Dallas ISD (School Library/Media Center)
    School Librarian


    Masters of Library Science, School librarianship, 2001
    Texas Womans University

    Masters of Education , Guidance and Counseling, 19
    University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill

    Bachelor of Arts, English/Psychology, 1972
    Agnes Scott College