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Mary Boyd Ratzer

Professional Development Consultant

Mary Boyd Ratz is a professional development consultant who fosters inquiry-based learning and real-world strategies for the Common Core. Formerly she served as a teacher and school librarian at the Shenendehowa Central Schools in New York, and taught curriculum as an adjunct faculty at UAlbany’s Graduate School of Information Studies. Her published works include Libraries Unlimited’s Rx for the Common Core: Toolkit for Implementing Inquiry Learning, forthcoming Think Tank Library: Brain-Based learning Plans for the New Standards K-5, Think Tank Library: Brain-Based learning Plans for the New Standards 6-12, and the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Knowledge Quest on the C3 Frameworks for Social Studies State Standards. Ratzer holds a master’s degree in library science and a master’s degree in the arts.


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