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Friday, March 31 • 9:15am - 10:45am
Future Ready Librarians

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How can librarians and libraries support Future Ready Schools? How can librarians and libraries become more future ready?
These questions are central to the Future Ready Librarians initiative at the Alliance for Excellent Education. This interactive conversation with Shannon McClintock Miller and Joyce Valenza will explore the critical role that librarians can play in the strategic work of schools and educational systems connected with educational technology leadership, empowering students as creators and learners, content curation, innovative instructional practices, and more. Everyone will have a voice in the conversation as we become Future Ready Librarians together!

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Shannon Miller

Teacher Librarian and Educational Consultant & Speaker, @shannonmmiller
Shannon is the author of the award winning The Library Voice blog and enjoys writing for various blogs, journals and other forums. She is currently writing two children's book series with Cantata. In 2014, she was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker. In 2016, she was awarded the Make it Happen Award by ISTE.
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Joyce Valenza

Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
Joyce Valenza has been studying and writing about young people, technology and information fluency for more than twenty years. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University’s Master of Information program. For ten years, Joyce wrote the techlife@school column for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Joyce has authored books on information skills for ALA Editions and Information Today and developed several video series for... Read More →

Friday March 31, 2017 9:15am - 10:45am
Crystal Hershey Lodge

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