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Tuesday, February 7 • 8:15am - 9:15am
Connecting Beyond the Classroom

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Participants will learn how school librarians in the School District of La Crosse have developed partnerships with the La Crosse Public Library (LPL), the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF), and UW-La Crosse (UWL) that offer learning opportunities and celebrations for both students and librarians, as well as built a professional learning community with a cross section of professional librarians in the community. Participants will learn about the “Sneakers” and “Stars” programs at the LPL for elementary students, author visits supported through grants from the LPEF, and Battle of the Books competitions, and professional conferences offered in partnership with UWL.  Slide presentation

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Cindy Halter

Library Media Specialist, School District of La Crosse - Central High School
Cindy is a librarian at La Crosse Central High School. She has been an elementary librarian and has taught science at the middle level. She enjoys connecting with other librarians, whether in the school libraries, public libraries or academic libraries. Her favorite part of her job... Read More →

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Carrie Wuensch-Harden

Library and HPL Teacher, School District of La Crosse
While working at Walt Disney World in Florida I decided to continue my education, and in August 2003 earned my Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida. After completing my degree, I joined the staff at the Lake Wales Public Library as... Read More →

Tuesday February 7, 2023 8:15am - 9:15am CST