Leveraging the potential of school librarians as leaders in the age of standards.
The school librarian is one of the few professionals in the building that sees the entire curriculum and can map the classroom lesson plans back to the reading and research resources and strategies.
Who We Are:
Pam Harland is a consultant, an award-winning librarian, and international presenter. With over 20 years of experience working in school and public libraries, Pam brings a wealth of knowledge from a variety of perspectives. Pam is the author of The Learning Commons: Seven Simple Steps to Transform Your Library (Libraries Unlimited). She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association of School Librarians and is immediate past president of the New Hampshire School Library Media Association. She has also served on the National School Library Program of the Year Award Committee and was guest editor for the “Library Spaces” issue of Knowledge Quest. Follow her on her blog, The Learning Commons Librarian and on Twitter @pamlibrarian
Angie Miller, the 2011 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year, is a middle and high school librarian in Meredith, New Hampshire who integrates her thirteen years in the classroom as an English teacher with the mission of a standards-driven library. Angie is a consultant and freelance writer and has written for numerous educational websites. As the Government, Advocacy, and Intellectual Freedom Chair for the New Hampshire School Library Media Association, she advocates for librarians at the legislative and local level. Follow her on her blog, The Contrarian Librarian and on Twitter @angiecmiller74
Sara Zoë Patterson is the librarian at New Franklin School in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she implements her vision that librarians impact student learning in all capacities. She has been awarded New Hampshire School Librarian of the Year and NH Union Leader's Forty Under Forty and currently serves on the Great Stone Face book award committee as well as Portsmouth School District professional development and leadership initiatives. Follow her on Twitter @szpatterson
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