Carol Gordon

Professor, Retired, Gordon Consulting

Carol Gordon worked in elementary, middle and high school libraries in public and private schools in the U.S. and Europe after seven years as a high school teacher. She was Director of Information Services at Frankfurt International School and did a teacher exchange in the American School in London. Carol holds two masters degrees and received her doctorate in Education from Boston University where she worked as Head of the Education library and as Associate Professor in the School of Education at Boston University. She recently retired from her position as Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries at Rutgers University. Carol consults as a researcher and practitioner on a variety of projects and is the author of two books and over 50 journal articles. She is President-elect of the New England School Library Association and an active member and former Board member of AASL. Her areas of research and best practice include information literacy, action research and evidence-based practice, inquiry learning, and literacy.