leadership

What Is Leadership?

I don’t think that school librarians take enough credit for what we do. Last month, I heard someone pose the question, “What is leadership?” My answer is that you are probably already engaging in leadership activities. Rather than provide a textbook… Read More ›

“Survey Says…”

Four years ago, I gave my first user survey to students. Still new to my position as librarian/technology integrator, I inherited a traditional library that had fallen out of use, and was desperate to understand what students wanted from their… Read More ›

Advocacy Mindset

Advocacy. It is the job that is not officially part of my job as a high school librarian. It’s a mindset for me. Sometimes I don’t even realize I’m “doing” advocacy because it informs so many aspects of my work…. Read More ›

White Privilege Part 1

Recently I heard the song “White Privilege II” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (play it before you read…) and using the lyrics as inspiration I started thinking about this blog post. I’ve heard that silences are action and I’ve been… Read More ›

Keeping Leadership Fresh

Leadership is at the forefront of what we do as school librarians. Almost every single day, we exemplify leadership. And because we are librarians, we have leadership opportunities that few in the school may see. Through the lens of our… Read More ›