Marianne received her BA Hons from the University of Toronto and a Degree in Elementary Education from D’Youville College. Since obtaining her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Rhode Island, Marianne Mirando has been a Library Media Specialist at Westerly High School for the past 16 years. Marianne is certified as a Media Smart Librarian through the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Rhode Island and completed Tier 1 of the University of Rhode Island Summer Institute in Digital Literacy in July 2016.