School library ideas worth spreading!

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Connect with your Colorado school library colleagues! HESTL EdCON is a one-day, hybrid conference to share innovative ideas in school librarianship, network with peers, and promote the Highly Effective Schools Through Libraries (HESTL) program. Participants can opt to attend live or virtual sessions. Certified teachers can earn contact hours towards recertification.

Keynote Speaker: Julia Torres

Julia is a nationally recognized and award winning teacher librarian. She is co-author with Valerie Tagoe of Liven Up Your Library: Design Engaging and Inclusive Programs for Tweens and Teens (ISTE 2022). She is currently Teen Programs Administrator for Denver Public Library. Formerly, she was teacher librarian for five schools on the Montbello campus within the Far Northeast region of Denver Public schools. Julia facilitates workshops and professional conversations around the country pertaining to best practices in reading and writing instruction, culturally sustaining pedagogies in language arts, as well as digital literacy and librarianship.

Organizers: Suzi Tonini, Tiah Frankish
Developer: Ethan Tonini