Shannon Lake, Tori Ogawa, and Heather Thompson are a few of the outstanding and innovative librarians who are part of the inaugural cohort of YX Librarians, a post-graduate certificate program offered by the University of Maryland. Alongside one of their instructors, Dr. Mega Subramaniam, these front-line librarians will discuss implementing new technology programs for and with today’s youth. In their presentation, they will discuss the importance of building confidence when executing tech-infused programs and incorporating youth voice into planning and implementation processes.
Come see the YX Librarians present Confidence and Facilitation is Key: Infusing Technology into Youth Programs on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Colorado Convention Center, Rm 104.
Interested in becoming part of the next cohort of YX librarians? This online post-masters certificate gives youth service librarians and school librarians the skills they need to integrate the latest research on learning, technology, community partnerships, and design thinking into their practice with youth ages 0-18. Applications are being accepted through February 28th, 2018. More information can be found at: https://yx.umd.edu/
About the Presenters:
Shannon Lake is the Teen Educator/Librarian at Providence Public Library.
Tori Ogawa is a Children’s Librarian and the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Fellow at Darien Library.
Heather Thompson is the Youth Services Programming Librarian at the Kenosha Public Library and co-creator of the blog www.steminlibraries.com.
Mega Subramaniam is an Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland.