Conversations & ruminations on the shifts taking place in K-12 librarianship & libraries.
E29 | Reflect-Pivot-Flex featuring Len Bryan
Conversation w/Denver Public Schools Library Technical Services Manager, Len Bryan. Len shares lessons learned over the past year, his thoughts on advocacy, & where K-12 librarianship is headed post pandemic.
E28 | Putting Science back in Library Science with Kelsey Bogan
Conversation w/Library Media Specialist Kelsey Bogan about her approach to marketing the value of library services & librarians beyond just the books. We also discuss her work to create a collection that is reflective of her students cultural & life experiences via her data driven Diversity Audit.
E27 | Candid Covid Conversation: PA TLs -Sustainability & Advocacy
Conversation w/4 PA TLs on how they are navigating remote librarianship & what does library/librarianship advocacy look like moving forward.
E26 | Candid CoVid Conversations: NY TLs Leading Out Loud
Conversation w/4 NY TLs on how they are navigating the CoVid19 remote/crisis learning environment, their ups & downs, & how their role is evolving.
E25-It’s a Big/Small World - Sheena Kelly
Sheena Kelly, Teacher Librarian at Ascend International School in Mumbai, India, gives us an update on her role at Ascend and life in India. Sheena faces many of the same challenges & obstacles all TLs encounter but w/an international twist. Great discussion about how she’s approached building a PLN & tapping local expertise to help her quickly come up to speed & find resources for her patrons. She also discusses cultural differences and how she’s been navigating those waters.
E24 | Advocate for Access, Equity, & Opportunity - J. Hunt
Jonathan Hunt, Coord. of Library Services for San Deigo County Office of Education & VP of Professional Development for California School Library Assoc. discusses how to “reframe” library advocacy talking points to better illustrate how traditional priorities associated w/K-12 library services, programming, & librarianship DO in fact contribute to and support larger district and system goals, and are uniquely positioned to do so.