Many teacher-librarians are working to address the challenges of organizing our library programs, spaces and collections to respectfully raise the profile of indigenous stories and to support first peoples principles of learning and the curricular changes that emphasize the importance of this work.
In this session we will consider:
This session is full.
Grateful for the opportunity to have grown up, live and work in the traditional territories of the Lekwungen speaking peoples, the Esquimalt and Songhees nations, Geoff has had the honour of serving as the teacher-librarian at Esquimalt High School since 2001. Geoff is honoured to work with a great team of teacher-librarian colleagues and serve as the president of the Greater-Victoria Teacher-Librarians' Association (GVTLA).
Andrea LaPointe is the Teacher Librarian Helping Teacher in the Surrey School District. She has been a Teacher Librarian for 16 years and also teaches in the Queens University Teacher Librarian certificate program. Currently she is focusing her learning on student voice to work towards equity and reconciliation through the role of the Teacher Librarian.