Media Services Team

 

ZAC CHASE

Media Services Coordinator/Secondary ELA Coordinator

 

303-682-7368

chase_zachary@svvsd.org

 

In addition to leading the team at Media Services, Zac is also the district’s 6-12 ELA Curriculum Coordinator. Born and raised in Illinois, Zac attended Illinois State University for undergrad and went on to teach middle and high school students language arts in Sarasota, FL and then Philadelphia, PA. He started his tenure at SVVSD as an Instructional Technology Coordinator before spending two years as a ConnectED Fellow at the US Department of Education where he led the revision of the 2016 National Education Technology Plan as well as representing the Department on the President’s Broadband Opportunity Council. Zac is an avid reader of all sorts of texts and a distance runner with a life goal of a marathon in all 50 states. He has a Master’s of Teaching and Learning in Curriculum and Instruction from NOVA Southeastern University and a Master’s of Education in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

 

 

HOLLY ZILLING

Media Services and ELA Coordinator Administrative Assistant
 

303-702-7744

zilling_holly@svvsd.org
 

Holly has been with the district for many years, but with Media Services for a little over a year. She supports all functions of the Media Services Department, manages the budgets for both Media Services and the ELA coordinators, as well as manages the Blending Libraries budget and purchases.  When not working, Holly enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, gardening, reading, and taking amazing photographs.

 

 

WHITNEY HANSBERRY

Media Services/Curriculum Support
 

303-702-7774

hansberry_whitney@svvsd.org
 

Whitney has worked for Media Services for five years. Her duties include providing professional development for school librarians, such as creating tutorials, providing training to new and existing library staff, and planning and facilitating PD meetings. She also provides support for the district digital library and the library management system. She and her husband are parents to three fabulous but crazy kids. In her downtime, she loves watching movies, reading books and spending time together with her family. 

 

 

 

JENNIFER LYON

Media Services/Curriculum Support
 

303-702-7747

lyon_jennifer@svvsd.org
 

Jenn has worked at Media Services for the past five years. Her biggest responsibility is handling the shipping and receiving of all the lending library materials each day. She also maintains the entire collection to make sure everything is circulation ready, as well as researches and selects the Makerspace materials for check out. She is a single mom to two adult boys. She sings beautifully and likes to be crafty upon occasion.


 

NORM BIRT

District Cataloger/Destiny Support
 

303-702-7742

birt_norm@svvsd.org
 

Norm catalogs materials for all St. Vrain Valley schools and does initial problem analysis for both the Destiny Library and Media Manager systems. He was part of the two-person team that developed the  BCS word-based classification system for the SVVSD libraries. For fun, he is an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction. He enjoys watching classic and new films and keeps an ever expanding list of titles to watch. Staying involved with family is another major highlight.

 
 

JEAN BUROW

Copy Cataloger
 

303-702-5746

burow_jean@svvsd.org
 

Jean’s job as the Copy Catalog is to catalog existing copy and importing and editing bibliographic records. She also assists with BCS conversions, work orders, phone inquiries and evaluates some of our media to see if it aligns with current curriculum standards.  Shs has re-cataloged parts of the Curriculum Support collection, such as nonfiction lit sets, trunks, audio and DVD collections, social studies kits, and the Spanish collection. Jean enjoys working to make our books and media more accessible to students and staff. She is also a naturalist and conservationist, a proponent of holistic health, and loves the fine arts.