Supporting the Turquoise Wedge with Mirrors and Windows in the School Library Collection
Special guest presenter: Michelle Easley, ED.S.
This webinar explores the concept of mirror and window books as critical components of a diverse school library collection. Watch to discover how to analyze your collection for diversity, locate sources for easily adding mirror and window books and examine ways to incorporate instructional technology. This webinar will leave you feeling empowered to support the turquoise wedge by curating resources, both print and digital, that reflect and value diversity.
MICHELLE EASLEY ED.S.
Michelle Easley has served as a teacher and as a media specialist at all levels, elementary, middle and high school. Michelle coordinated media programs for schools on all military bases — Air Force, Army, Marines, Coast Guard and Navy in the United States, Cuba and Puerto Rico for the Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools operated by the Department of Defense Education Activity. She served in a leadership capacity for a major school system’s Media Services department. In her present role, she is responsible for a major school system’s digital content. She is the immediate, past president of the Georgia Library Media Association. She served as a member of the Southeast Regional Advisory Committee of the United States Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and a member of the Georgia Department of Education’s Education of the Whole Child Committee (ESSA implementation).
Michelle has presented at the Redefining Learning Conference, American Association of School Librarians Conference, Georgia Educators Technology Conference and the Georgia Library Media Association’s Summer Institute. She is published in Teacher Librarian and Knowledge Quest. She is the author of How to Increase Diversity in School Library Collections and Programs. Michelle is a national presenter. She received both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Florida A&M University, a Master of Arts and Teaching degree from Emory University, and the Specialist in Education degree from Georgia State University.
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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | 5:00pm CDT
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- Elissa Malespina, Teacher Librarian, Somerville NJ
- Shannon McClintock Miller, K12 Teacher Librarian, Van Meter IA
Can't attend? Register anyway, and we'll send you the recording. Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance for this webinar.
Originally published May 4, 2018 / Updated July 11, 2018