I'm Mike McQueen, teacher librarian and founder of http://www.GettingBoysToRead.com. Like many school districts, we are in a financial crises. Our school board recently proposed to eliminate ALL 20+ middle school teacher librarians and also cut all 90+ elementary schools to half time. Since we are the biggest district in all of Colorado, we worry this will cause other districts to follow suit. We launched an online movement and are going to do our best to put up a good fight.
If possible, please visit our Facebook page and "Like" us http://www.facebook.com/SupportSchoolLibraries . Adding a positive comment and sharing with your friends would help our morale as well. The board finalizes the budget soon so your timely support would be greatly appreciated!
I'm a teacher librarian & recently started a community based blog for getting boys to read - http://GettingBoysToRead.com. Please send me a friend request if you'd like to network, share ideas, and learn more about getting boys to read.
I like your Bill of Rights. Yes I will share them with my district librarians, we are meeting on Monday. AND I will be on vacation in Denver the week of April 6th. Perhaps I can stop in and say hi, do you like coffee?
Hi Jodi! My name is Suzanne Riches. I spoke with you last spring about teacher librarian programs in the Denver area. I did start with UCD in August. I will have 9 hours completed this month. I just want to tell you that I am looking for a job. I will finish the endorsement in August. I would like to send you an updated resume. Please keep me in mind if you hear of anything. I do have a secondary language arts teaching credential. Thanks!
I was just at the New Jersey School Librarian conference and there was a whole interesting piece on the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. So I thought I'd see what Denver was up to now with it. So what's up over there?