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Library Media Specialists

Mrs. Swinsick


Mrs. Swinsick is beginning her third year at Helena High School after serving as a media specialist at Pelham High School for three years. Prior to her time at Pelham, Mrs. Swinsick was a 4th grade teacher at Helena Intermediate School. She holds a Master’s Degree in Library Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education.

Mrs. Swinsick and her husband have a little girl who is six years old and is in 1st grade this year. She also has a little boy who is two. Mrs. Swinsick loves reading, of course, serving in her church, shopping, sewing, and spending time with family and friends.

Some of Mrs. Swinsick’s favorite books include Redeeming Love, The Selection series, Divergent, and The Discovery of Witches.

Mrs. Jordan


Mrs. Jordan is entering her first year as a Library Media Specialist at Helena High School and her 5th year in education as a school librarian and teacher. She has served both elementary and middle schools as a Library Media Specialist and has taught TV Production at the high school level. Mrs. Jordan received her Bachelor’s Degree from Troy University and her Master’s in Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama. 

A native of Brantley, AL, Mrs. Jordan is married and has one dog. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cross-stitching, and traveling. Mrs. Jordan’s all-time favorite books include Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, and Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons.