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Wednesday, February 20 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Media Specialist Strand - #SaidNoGREATLibrarianEver: Reframing The Conversation Around Libraries

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Time and time again, research has shown that school libraries, staffed by certified librarians, ad academic and emotional value to the lives of students and teachers. And yet, each year, librarianship remains a profession in peril, an occupation plagued by a single question: are you still necessary? In this session we’ll take aim at some of the language and practices that perpetuate stereotypes about our profession, while also identifying ways that ALL librarians can harness the power of WHY they chose this profession in the first place to both prove their worth AND make radical, positive changes in their school communities.

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Jennifer LaGarde

The Library Girl
Jennifer LaGarde is a lifelong teacher and learner with over 20 years in public education. Her educational passions include leveraging technology to help students develop authentic reading lives, meeting the unique needs of students living in poverty and helping learners (of all ages... Read More →

Wednesday February 20, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm PST
St. Helens A