Our fall webinar series shared tips and strategies for inclusive online programs,
and also provided a forum for discussion of related issues facing librarians in their
work. These sessions will inform the design of our summer 2022 professional development
Culturally Responsive School Librarianship in a Virtual World
Monday, October 25
Presenter: Amanda Jones
School librarians stepped up to the plate to provide resources and programs to students,
parents, and the community when school buildings shut down due to COVID19. Learn how
one librarian’s changes led to more culturally responsive online programming that
can be used whether in-person, hybrid, or virtual.
Cultural Competencies in School Librarianship: Building Awareness Within Your Community
Monday, November 1
Presenters: Erika Long and Amanda Jones
Join the discussion as two school librarians share how they build awareness around
culturally responsive practices in their schools and communities and navigate tough
issues while making sure all students feel included in the school library.
Addressing Cultural Competency: A Tale Told from Two District Perspectives
Monday, November 8
Presenters: Rachel Altobelli and Becky Calzada
In this webinar, district school library administrators will discuss how they have
promoted and implemented culturally competent practices within their school districts,
including during periods of online school librarianship due to the pandemic.