ELISABET KENNEDY works as a school librarian at a high school in New Jersey. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and journalism media studies from Rutgers University, went on to earn her master in library and information science degree from San José State University, and most recently earned a Master of Arts degree in education from Marshall University. She values continuous professional growth through studying and implementing inclusion and representation initiatives in school libraries, understanding and improving user experience, and learning from antiracist/antibias practitioners. She is a proud Latina, wife, homebody, thyroid cancer survivor, pop culture fangirl, and local cuisine enthusiast.
Adapt, change, modify, translate, try, and then try again. Each of these are familiar skills to school librarians nationwide and sadly, they often go unrecognized. As educational trends and methodologies come and go, school librarians are often tasked with integrating… Read More ›