Mrs. Staeger began her association with OLQM when she was a first grade student at OLQM (class of 1964). She went on to graduate from Marian High School, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. She returned to OLQM in 1991. She currently is the school librarian, and also taught preschool and second grade for many years. She has a B.S. from Western Michigan University, in special education, and is certified to teach emotionally impaired students. Additionally, she is certified to teach preschool through eighth grade; and special education, preschool through grade twelve. She earned her master’s degree in teaching (M.A.T.) the learning disabled, from Oakland University. Prior to teaching at OLQM, she taught at Christ Child School, St. Mary Magdalen School, and worked for the Archdiocese of Detroit Office for Exceptional Children, where she was a learning consultant for their special needs programs. Mrs. Staeger’s parents, William and Kathleen Wilsher are among the founding parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church. She and her husband Stephen are parishioners, live in Troy, and were married by OLQM founding Pastor Fr. Lucian Hebert, in 1974. Their adult son is a K-8 graduate of OLQM.
All Grades K – 8 will attend library classes weekly at a regularly scheduled time. Classes or individuals may also make use of the library during open library periods at the request of the teacher for additional research or for other purposes (computer use, Accelerated Reader testing, etc.) The Library curriculum will be taught during scheduled library classes or in cooperation with classroom teachers. Library instruction focuses on the skills shown below. Skills, once introduced, will be reinforced during the subsequent years until mastered.
Grades 7 and 8
Students will sttend sessions for research and project-based assignments as needed or requested by classroom or specials teachers at which time all skills will be reviewed and updated as necessary. Students are allowed to check materials out at any time.