Richard Free

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Richard Free

Richard Free Media Specialist

School Library Media Specialist

Education
Graduated Heard County High School, 1983
BA-Middle Grades Education, LaGrange College, 1987
M. Ed. - Middle Grades Education, University of West Georgia,1993
M. Ed. - School Media Education, University of West Georgia, 1995

Work Experience
School Library Media Specialist, Heard County Schools 1994 to present
Registration Coordinator, Association Services Group, 2000 to 2005
Graduate Assistant, Teaching Materials Center, University of West Georgia, 1989 to 1994
Substitute Teacher, Troup County and Heard County Schools, 1988 to 1994
Teacher, Hogansville City Schools, 1988 to 1989
Special Education Teacher, Troup County Schools, 1987 to 1988
Substitute Teacher, Troup County and LaGrange City Schools, 1986 to 1987
Assistant, Jones' Florist/Mom's Flowers and Gifts, 1981 to 1987

Community Activities
Committee Member, Heard County Library Board
Chairman, Heard County Library Board
Media Projectionist, First Baptist Church- LaGrange, 1996 to present
College Department Records Clerk, First Baptist Church- LaGrange, 1984 to 1997
Records Clerk, First Baptist Church- LaGrange, 1997 to present
School Web Administrator, 1995 to present 
Director of West Georgia Technology Fair (2008 to present)
Advisory Committee Member of the Georgia Educational Technology Fair, 2002 to present
Steering Committee Member of the Georgia Educational Technology Fair, 2008 to present
Registration Coordinator for Georgia Educational Technology Fair 2008 to present

Media Center Rules and Consequences 
 Media Center Guidelines and Procedures
Use of Book Sticks in the Media Center
Check Out Procedures
Proper Care of Books
 Damaged Library Books
Student Handbook References related to the Media Center