M.S., Kent State University
Master of Music, Temple University
Bachelor of Music Education, Ohio University
Dianne Ritz-Salminen has over 35 years of teaching experience (31 year overseas in Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Amman Jordan, Belgium, Indonesia and U.A.E). She has published articles in the "School Library Media Activities Monthly" on library and curriculum integration at ECIS Library Conferences in Turkey, Brussels, and Prague presenting on book talks, book reviews using both technology and drama. Mrs. Salminen has been the Tri M Music Honor Society Adviser for High School Students at three schools, and was elected into Tau Beta Sigma Honor Society for Band, Pi Kappa Lambda Honor Society for Music Education and Beta Phi Mu, Library Science Honor Society. She is an oboist and English hornist, she holds an ESL certification.