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Future Ready Librarians Webinar: Reconsideration Process – From Complaint to Conclusion

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April 27, 2022
4:00-5:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/27/2022 4:00 PM 04/27/2022 5:00 PM America/New_York Future Ready Librarians Webinar: Reconsideration Process – From Complaint to Conclusion During the webinar the panelists will: -Describe a school librarian’s reaction and response to a book challenge; - Explain the reconsideration process and red flags to look for; - Explain the role school boards & school district policies play in book challenges; and - Learn how to build robust school policies & procedures that will help combat challenge. MM/DD/YYYY

We’ve all heard about the recent attempts to remove books from school libraries. But what happens after a complaint is lodged? In this session, we’ll learn about both ends of the reconsideration process to understand how a school librarian and a board of education member respond to book challenges.  

During the webinar the panelists: 

MARTHa Hickson

Librarian

North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District (NJ)

Elissa Malespina

Librarian

Verona Public Schools (NJ) & Board Member, Maplewood School District (NJ)

Shannon McClintock Miller

Future Ready Librarian Spokesperson and District Teacher Librarian and Innovation Director

Van Meter Community School (IA)

The Future Ready Librarians strand is supported by Follett.

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