Thomas Buffington - Librarian
Thomas Buffington is a lifelong St. Louis area resident with a professional passion for technology integration in education. He currently works as the Lower School Librarian. Before this role Thomas served at MICDS since 2014 in various positions. Most recently these included Library Assistant, Assistant Director of Extended Day, Teaching Associate, as well as instructing at Camp Pegasus in the summer. His favorite children's author is Gary Paulsen. On the job, he especially enjoys finding new ways of applying technology resources into students' library experiences. In his free time, he enjoys exploring St. Louis and beyond with his family and friends. He can also be found at many Saint Louis University (Billikens) basketball games, where he attended college majoring in Education and History. He also holds a Master's Degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies from Mizzou.
Nicole Liebman - Library Associate
Nicole Liebman is originally from Minnesota but has called St. Louis home for over twenty years. She is the new Lower School Library Associate. She has a passion for reading and hopes to share that passion with the MICDS family. She previously worked in higher education at St.Charles Community College and St. Louis Community College Meramec as a Developmental Reading instructor. She received her B.S. in elementary education from University of Evansville and her M.A.T. in communication arts and reading certification from Webster University. Nicole is an avid reader, runner and sports fan. She enjoys spending time with her family. She has three children who have all left the nest!