November 21, 2017

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Advice from a Changemaker: Let’s All Get Connected | Project Advocacy

President Obama honored 10 educator Champions of Change in November. As a grateful recipient of that award—and the sole school librarian in the group—Carolyn Foote feels even more inspired to bring librarians and educators together online.

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Carolyn goes to the White House

It’s not every day a teacher librarian is invited to the White House. Last week, our own Carolyn Foote spent a day there as a Champion of Change. In her reflection, Carolyn contends that leadership begins with sharing your voice, with being connected: Any one of us can lead–any teacher– any librarian–any administrator and any […]

Pictures of the Week: White House Honors Librarian; CPL Bookamania

The White House honored 10 connected educators, including SLJ columnist and school librarian, Carolyn Foote. The Chicago Public Library celebrated families and early literacy with its 20th annual “Bookamania 2013: All Families, All Year”, a free, daylong children’s book festival.

White House Names Librarian as Connected Educator “Champion of Change”

On November 21, the White House will honor 10 connected educators—education leaders who creatively use technology to help kids learn—as “Champions of Change,” including classroom teachers, administrators, and one librarian, blogger and SLJ columnist Carolyn Foote.

Pictures of the Week: White House Honors Matthew C. Winner, “Champion of Change”

On June 11, The White House honored 12 museum and library “Champions of Change” who are making a difference “for their neighborhoods and for our nation” in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., including 2013 Mover & Shaker Matthew C. Winner, pictured here with his wife, Aimee Winner.

White House Honors Library “Champions of Change”

The White House today honored 12 museum and library “Champions of Change” who are making a difference “for their neighborhoods and for our nation” in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Two of the IMLS honorees were named as 2013 Movers & Shakers.