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Tuesday, February 7 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Embracing Inclusive Cataloging to Represent Students' Intersectionality

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Many school librarians are grappling with the racist history of the Dewey Decimal System and wondering how to respond. MMSD has started work towards inclusive cataloging, which results in respectful representation of our student population. Inclusive cataloging not only better reflects our student’s identities, but also improves accessibility as students find resources classified using terminology that aligns with their own thinking. In undertaking this work, participants will grow professionally and strengthen partnerships within their learning communities. Participants will come away with a host of resources, ideas for an action plan, and a network of support for launching inclusive cataloging projects. Workshop participants will engage in interactive, supportive conversations around the challenges of unique cataloging for individual institutions.



Maegan Heindel

Library Services Coordinator, Madison Metropolitan School District
Maegan Heindel is a school librarian, teacher, and the current Library Services Coordinator in Madison Metropolitan School District in Madison, WI. In her 17 years as an educator, she has been an ALA Emerging Leader, Wisconsin Learning4Life Coordinator, AASL Affiliate Assembly member... Read More →
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Kim Stieber-White

Curriculum, Coaching & Digital Learning Consultant, CESA 2
Kim facilitates learning relating to literacy, curriculum and instruction, and digital learning, often with a focus on social justice. She also has the privilege of supporting school library media specialists through the CESA 2 LMS Network and in-district coaching for those acquiring... Read More →


Tuesday February 7, 2023 8:00am - 9:30am CST