Steve chats with Judi Moreillon, editor of Core Values in School Librarianship: Responding with Commitment and Courage, about why equity, diversity, inclusion, and intellectual freedom are core values for school librarians, the work of her contributors, and why this is her last book.
Judi Moreillon, PhD, is an editor, author, literacies and libraries consultant, and a former school librarian educator. She began teaching preservice school librarians in 1995. Her research and publications focus on school librarian leadership and classroom teacher – school librarian instructional partnerships. A former classroom teacher, literacy coach, and classroom teacher educator, Judi served as a collaborating school librarian at all three instructional levels. She is the editor of Core Values in School Librarianship: Responding with Commitment and Courage (Libraries Unlimited 2021) and the author of four other professional books for school librarians and four books for children and families. She earned the 2019 Scholastic Publishing Award. Judi currently serves on the Advisory Council for the SLIDE research project and as co-chair of the Teacher Librarian Division of the Arizona Library Association. She earned both an MLS and a PhD in education at the University of Arizona. Judi’s homepage is storytrail.com. She blogs at schoollibrarianleadership.com and tweets @CactusWoman.
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Core Values in School Librarianship: Responding with Commitment and Courage