Library Group Aims to Reeducate Public on Its Profession

Associations Now

As innovative maker spaces seem to be pushing out book stacks in school libraries, the American Association of School Librarians posits that there’s room for both—and that certified school librarians are the most qualified professionals to give students the best of both worlds. Some schools are opting to hire “innovation specialists” in lieu of school librarians, who have earned master’s degrees and librarian certifications.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth Kanter

Innovation Lab Facilitation : For the past few years, I’ve trained in and designed and facilitated innovation labs using the Luma Institute Methods. This year I facilitated several labs, including several for the Knight Foundation Arts Program to learn about the local arts ecosystem in four cities, including Philadelphia, San Jose, Charlotte, and Macon. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year!

111 Intriguing Chats for 2011

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abbycarr - Abby Carr; New York City; Mom of 3, MD at B2B PR firm with finance and professional clients, Brown alum, greenwich villager. ahier - Brian Ahier; The Dalles, Oregon; Passionate about healthcare, technology and government 2.0. Dig design, innovation, technology. andreamiller20 - Andrea Miller; Atlanta; Elementary Instructional Technology Specialist. Cig city resident. dcoriale - David Coriale; President, DelCor Technology Solutions, Inc.