Laura Long is the school library media specialist at Highland School of Technology in Gastonia, NC, a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Masters of Library Science from East Carolina University. She is a Gaston County Schools' Delta Fellow, Pinnacle Technology Leader and member of the Pioneering Educators Team, as well as a National Board certified language arts teacher. Additionally, she is the President-elect of the North Carolina School Library Media Association (October 2018). She loves collaborating and helping her students connect with others around the world, so feel free to contact her via email or social media.
Recognizing the Need for a Research Model Fall is in the air and so is a new Research Road Map at Highland School of Technology in Gastonia, North Carolina. The journey to create a school-wide research model began during the… Read More ›
Reflecting on the Summer and Preparing for a New School Year It’s the time of year when we transition from summer schedules to back-to-school activities. As I plan my own new student orientation for the library, I am mindful of… Read More ›
Inspiring students to be lifelong readers and learners is my passion, and as a recipient of both the AASL’s Inspire Collection Development Grant and the Inspire Special Event Grant, the students and teachers at Highland School of Technology in Gastonia,… Read More ›