Library & Media Literacy Luncheon
Examining the Sacred Cows of School Librarianship
Tiffany Whitehead, Library Media Specialist
Central Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Additional Registration Required, $30
Library programs can sometimes stay in the same rut, follow the same rules, keep the same policies because, well, that's just the way it's done in libraries! It's time to rethink some of our sacred cows to make our libraries more relevant, vibrant, and student friendly. From ditching Dewey to gaming in the library, librarians all over the country are making big and small changes in their practice in order to improve their services.
Tiffany Whitehead is the librarian at Central Middle School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the author of the Mighty Little Librarian Blog (mightylittlelibrarian.com). Tiffany graduated from Northwestern State University of Louisiana in 2012 with a Master of Education in Education Technology Leadership and from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2007 with a BS in Elementary Education. Currently, Tiffany is serving as the President of ISTE SIGMS, the Special Interest Group for Media Specialists. She presents regularly at the local, state, and national levels and has also hosted numerous webinars. Attributing her growth and success as a teacher librarian to her Personal Learning Network, Tiffany loves to share with others the value in becoming a connected educator. In addition to her blog, she is active on Twitter (@librarian_tiff).