Join dynamic presenter Nancy Jo Lambert for a showcase of literature for children and youth and a discussion on inclusive library collections and literature for K-12 students.
Learn about the importance of accurate and affirming representation for young readers. The presenter will share her expertise and educational experiences with inclusive library collections for PreK-12.
As a result of this program, attendees will:
· Learn about current titles for PreK-12 children and youth
· Evaluate representation in literature for children and youth
· Identify sources for curating inclusive literature
Nancy Jo Lambert ~ Biography
Nancy Jo Lambert is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and public high school teacher-librarian. She is a speaker advocating for libraries by telling the story of the learning happening in her library. Her leadership roles have been in the International Society for Technology in Education, the Texas Library Association, the Texas Computer Education Association, the American Library Association, the American Association of School Librarians, and the Texas Association of School Librarians.
She has been published in professional journals and won numerous awards and grants and was named TCEA Library Media Specialist of the Year the American Association of School Librarians Social Media Superstar Curriculum Champion in 2019.
She is co-founder of EduPrideAlliance.org #TeachPride and a #FReadom organizer. She is known for sharing her professional work on Twitter @NancyJoLambert and her website nancyjolambert.com.