School Library Culturally Responsive Programming empowers students to maintain cultural integrity, while achieving academic success. Participants will explore program design grounded in cultural understanding, experiences, and ways of knowing the world. Interact with fun and engaging examples from practicing school librarians in the United States, Brazil, and Russia that take advantage of rich interdisciplinary partnerships and technology-enabled partnerships with music, art, and theater.
Participants will be able to adequately define and describe culturally responsive programming for the school library.
Participants will identify characteristics of cultural competency necessary for successful interactions with co-collaborators in student learning.
Participants will develop accurate, concrete examples of culturally responsive programming for the school library.