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Fighting for #FReadom
August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDTFree
Facing book and materials challenges can be overwhelming and frightening. Turn your concern into constructive action by equipping yourself with knowledge, best practices, and preparation. Learn how to be prepared to navigate challenges and advocate for students’ intellectual freedom. Join #FReadomFighter Nancy Jo Lambert for this webinar, where they will discuss:
- Key elements for strong collection development and reconsideration policies
- How to leverage your policies when facing challenges
- Practice scenarios
- Advocacy tools for asserting intellectual freedom
- How to recognize, and respond to, soft censorship in your library
Nancy Jo Lambert ~ Biography
Nancy Jo Lambert is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and public high school teacher-librarian. She is a speaker advocating for libraries by telling the story of the learning happening in her library. Her leadership roles have been in the International Society for Technology in Education, the Texas Library Association, the Texas Computer Education Association, the American Library Association, the American Association of School Librarians, and the Texas Association of School Librarians. She has been published in professional journals and won numerous awards and grants and was named TCEA Library Media Specialist of the Year the American Association of School Librarians Social Media Superstar Curriculum Champion in 2019. She is co-founder of EduPrideAlliance.org #TeachPride and a #FReadom organizer. She is known for sharing her professional work on Twitter @NancyJoLambert and her website nancyjolambert.com.