library media specialist

Helping students find the answers

The Kentucky Science Center’s distance learning program tailors its lessons to allow students to investigate a question and reach their own conclusions.

By |2018-09-21T11:36:31-04:00April 11, 2017|

McCracken librarian a candidate for ALA president

Terri Grief, the school librarian at McCracken County High School, is a candidate for the 2018-19 presidency of the American Library Association (ALA). An ALA member for 19 years, Grief served as the 2013-14 president of the American Association for School Librarians (AASL) and has been a member of ALA Council as the Kentucky chapter councilor (2003-05), AASL division councilor (2010-13), [...]

By |2016-09-09T08:15:41-04:00September 8, 2016|

Jefferson County educator studies at Library of Congress

Pam Coomer, library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), was selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.

By |2016-07-01T11:15:17-04:00July 14, 2016|

Jefferson teacher awarded grant for Library of Congress Institute

Pam Coomer, a library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), has been named a 2016 Fund for Teachers (FFT) Fellow. With her $3,200 FFT grant, Coomer – the only recipient from Kentucky – will participate in the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute to deepen her knowledge of primary sources and connect students with historical artifacts that inspire [...]

By |2016-05-25T16:03:42-04:00May 26, 2016|

Collaborating outside her comfort zone

A Hart County library media specialist was attracted to the idea of collaborating outside her school, but she wasn’t interested in taking the easy way out.

By |2018-08-23T15:10:21-04:00April 26, 2016|
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