How can librarians and libraries support Future Ready Schools? How can librarians and libraries become more future ready? What are the next steps in being a Future Ready Librarian?
These questions are central to the Future Ready Librarians initiative at the Alliance for Excellent Education. This conversation with Shannon McClintock Miller, the Future Ready Librarian Spokesperson, 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.
Biography ~ Shannon Miller
Shannon McClintock Miller is a mom and wife. She served as the K-12 district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa for 8 years. Shannon is now an international speaker and consultant who has a passion for education, librarianship, technology, social media, and making a difference in the world and lives of others, especially children.
Shannon is the Future Ready Libraries and Project Connect Spokesperson, Buncee’s Teacher Librarian Advisor and Cantata Learning’s Teacher Librarian Advocate. Shannon is a Skype Master Teacher.
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 Making it Happen Award by ISTE.