We Are Future Ready Librarians!

Capital District School Library Systems

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I couldn't be more excited to be here today to kick off Future Ready in your library and school community.

Please use this Smore as your guide in our Future Ready Librarian journey.

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Our Day Together, March 26th

8:00-8:30am Coffee and morning treats


8:30am-10:00am: Keynote and conversation, Shannon McClintock Miller

Let's Take A Road Trip! Future Ready...A Library Journey


10:00-10:15am Break


10:15am: You will take a look at yourself as a Future Ready Librarian through a discussion and goal setting activity.


You will find the 2017-18 FRL Goal Setting Sheet here.


Share goals with each other on our Padlet.


Let's end our morning by creating our very own elevator speeches.


11:30am-12:15pm LUNCH


12:15pm: Now, we will share and demonstrate several digital tools, apps and resources that can be used as keys for each of the Future Ready Librarian gears.


You will have time to explore, create, collaborate and share as you develop your very own Future Ready Librarian Tool Box to take back and put digital leadership into practice within your library and school community this year.


2:30-3:00pm...Questions and wrap up from our day together.


Next steps....

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Shannon McClintock Miller

Shannon is a mom and wife. She served as the K-12 district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa for 8 years. Shannon is now an international speaker and consultant who has a passion for education, librarianship, technology, social media, and making a difference in the world and lives of others, especially children. Shannon is the Future Ready Libraries and Project Connect Spokesperson, Buncee's Teacher Librarian Advisor and Cantata Learning's Teacher Librarian Advocate. Shannon is also a Skype Master Teacher.

Shannon is the author of the award winning The Library Voice blog and enjoys writing for various blogs, journals and other forums. She is currently writing two children's book series with Cantata. In 2014, she was named a "Library Journal" Mover and Shaker. In 2016, she was awarded the Making it Happen Award by ISTE.


You will find Shannon on Twitter and Instagram at @shannonmmiller

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Thank you Follett for sponsoring our day together and all Future Ready Librarians.