Recognized by the State Superintendent

It’s amazing the way the internet makes the world shrink.  I had an email recently from a superintendent from New York who read my state’s ‘weekly message’ and noticed the brief mention of the School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year announcement. He had a dozen or so questions about making the transition from […]

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How Did I Get Here?

Hubbard Woods School c. 1940. WHS Photo 1988.590.02. It’s been an amazing week for me!  The 2016 School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year announcement has filled me with both pride and joy. I thought I would take some time and reflect on how I got here. When I was an education student at […]

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Yes, He Can! Todd Burleson, SLJ’s 2016 School Librarian of the Year: Link to the Full Article!

  Photo by Saverio Truglia “Please keep robots out of the sawdust” is the kind of phrase heard around the library at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, IL, where Todd Burleson can be found leading engineering challenges, inspiring student reporters, and constantly inventing. Source: Yes, He Can! Todd Burleson, SLJ’s 2016 School Librarian of the […]

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I’m the 2016 School Library Journal’s School Librarian of the Year!

2016 SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL SCHOOL LIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED Contact: Roger Jarman, School Library Journal, rjarman@mediasourceinc.com, 646-380-0746 Brittany Sullivan, Scholastic, bsullivan@scholastic.com, 212-343-4848 Winner Todd Burleson and Finalists Laura Gardner and Anita Cellucci Recognized by School Library Journal and Scholastic for Outstanding Achievement and Innovation in the School Library NEW YORK, NY – August 25, […]

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