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Brandi Young

Brandi Young is Head Librarian for Westland High School in South-Western City Schools and is an INFOhio District/Building ICoach. Previously, Brandi worked as an Integration Librarian for INFOhio. When she's not working, Brandi enjoys spending time with her son, Asher, and her husband, Jay. She also loves reading and always carries a book with her.

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Carol Koechlin

Carol Koechlin is an experienced educator who continues to contribute to the field of information literacy and school librarianship writing books, articles for professional journals, facilitating on-line courses, and presenting workshops in Canada and internationally. Many workshops focus on helping schools address the needs of learners today by teaching questioning skills and designing ‘high think’ assignments and projects that ignite student interest and utilize collaborative learning environments.

Carol was the lead writer for a new CLA standards document launched in June 2014, Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for Library, Learning Commons in Canada. Her work over the past decade with Dr. David Loertscher, has laid the foundations for the transformation of school libraries and computer labs into a Learning Commons.

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Caryn Kelley

Caryn has been providing Professional Development training to Ohio educators as an Educational Consultant with SOITA since 2011. She has a Bachelors Degree in Middle Childhood Education from Wittenberg University as well as Masters from Wright State University in Library/Media. Caryn began her career as a middle school Reading and Language Arts Teacher. She has also taught middle school Social Studies and worked as a Library Media Specialist. 

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Christie Sanderman

Christie Sanderman is the Library Media Specialist at Archbishop Alter High School in Kettering Ohio and is in her 5th year of teaching. She received her Master’s of Education and Library Media certification from Wright State University in 2011 and lives in Bellbrook with her husband and daughter.

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Christina Getrost

Christina Getrost has been the teen librarian at Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library for 17 years, with seven years of prior experience as a children's librarian at the Kent Free Library. She serves on the Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth advisory board, the Norman A. Sugarman Children's Biography Award jury, and the Six District Compact Reading and Writing Festival planning committee. Christina loves to supervise Kent State University MLIS practicum experience students! In her spare time when not reading, Christina can be found playing board games, or watching too much tv, or going to the movies, hiking, biking, and taking a ton of photographs of everything.

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Christina Van Dyke

Christina Van Dyke began her teaching career 21 years ago in Career Tech Education as an Early Childhood instructor and has remained in Career Tech when she became the teacher librarian at Tolles Career & Technical Center in Plain City, OH. Christina has been in the library for more than half of her career and it is her favorite place to be. The school library is an essential part of a quality school and she is grateful that Tolles is committed to maintaining quality library services. Christina believes in the need for career tech education and helping students discover their possibilities for work beyond school. As a librarian, her goal is to provide a safe, nurturing environment where students feel valued. She wants the library to be a place where students can find what they need - whether it be academic or personal.

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Control/Alt/Read: Reading Digital Text in the Plugged In Classroom of the 21st Century

After attending this webinar, you will be equipped with the latest research, methods, and approaches to prepare your students for digital text literacy, essential for success in college and careers for the future.

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Cynthia Unger

Certified INFOhio District/ Building iCoach, 12 years Media Services, Former Technology Planning Coordinator, Presenter at 2016 Ohio Goes Google Summit 

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David Loertscher

David V. Loertscher has degrees from the University of Utah, the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from Indiana University. He has been a school library media specialist in Nevada and Idaho at both the elementary and secondary school levels. He has taught at Purdue University, The University of Arkansas, The University of Oklahoma, and is presently a professor at the School of Library and Information Science at San José State University. He served as head of the editorial department at Libraries Unlimited for ten years and is President of Hi Willow Research & Publishing (distributed by LMC Source at www.lmcsource.com). He has been a president of the American Association of School Librarians. David is in demand internationally as a motivational presenter of school library learning commons driving excellence in learning.

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Dawn Rankin

A 30-year veteran in education, Dawn embraces change, challenge, and choice. She has served in various roles: elementary teacher, middle school teacher, gifted specialist, instructional coach, and librarian. One of her greatest accomplishments was creating a MakerSpace  in the Wapakoneta Middle School library. Students love flexing their creative and critical thinking muscles while using the LEGO wall, green screen, building supplies, and other STEAM-related materials.

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Deb Ford

Deborah B. Ford, JLG’s Director of Library Outreach, is an award-winning library media specialist and international speaker with almost thirty years of experience as a classroom teacher and librarian in K–12 schools. She is the former District Resource Librarian for San Diego Unified School District, which serves over 180 schools. Traveling across North America, she does workshops, library coaching, and professional development for school and public libraries. She writes a weekly column for School Library Journal in Extra Helping, JLG’s Booktalks to Go. She also maintains an award-winning coordinating online resource at LiveBinders.com.

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Diane Kahanek

Diane Kahanek is currently a Strategic Relations Program Manager for Learning.com. She has 20+ years experience in public education, which includes elementary classroom experience—13 years as a 4th grade teacher, and 10 years in educational technology. Diane has also been a Learning.com trainer and Account Manager. She currently lives in Texas with her 3 girls and husband and loves gardening.

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Dr. Christina Dorr

Dr. Dorr is a 27-year veteran of school libraries and 10-year university instructor, active member OELMA, AASL, ALSC, YALSA.

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Early Literacy in a Digital World: Apps and Ebooks for Young Readers

How can tablets, mobile phones, and computers help children learn to read? What are the keys to success when using technology to build strong readers? What apps, e-books and online learning environments can you use to help beginning readers have fun and learn at the same time? Join Cen Campbell, one of Library Journal’s 2014 Movers and Shakers and founder of LittleeLit.com, as she answers these questions about early literacy and shares what libraries across the U.S. are doing with new media and early literacy. Then INFOhio ILibrarian Emily Rozmus will present research and best practices for using BookFlix, Early World of Learning, and Searchasaurus to develop early reading skills that will lead to success for Ohio students.

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Elizabeth Rush

Elizabeth Rush recently published an article titled, “Genius Hour: Tips and Tactics” in Teacher Librarian Magazine, December, 2015 issue. She is an 18 year librarian: Currently teaching at Nichols Elementary, at Northside ISD in San Antonio,Texas, formerly at the San Antonio Public Library, and a Parochial K-8 school. She has her Masters of Science in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, and  a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. In addition to keeping up with technology, collaborating with school and public librarians,  and thinking up new ways of keeping librarianship fresh, she spends her time researching and pursuing her passions of travel, outdoor activities, and learning new things every year. Finding as much wonder out in the backyard as out in the world, this approach to life enables her to identify with her students, encourage their curiosity, and rally them to love learning!

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Emily Donner

Emily Donner is a 7th grade Language Arts teacher at Middletown Middle School in Middletown, Ohio.  She has been teaching for 13 years.  Her task everyday is to keep 12-13 year olds calm, sane, and reading.  Some days she succeeds with all three.  She then goes home and try to wrangle identical twin 3 year-old girls.

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Google Tools for Math and Science Quiz

INFOhio Assessment / Certificate

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Google Tools for Struggling Students Quiz

INFOhio Assessment / Certificate

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