Courtney Pentland is the school librarian at North Star High School in Lincoln, NE. She serves as the AASL Chapter Representative and PD Committee Chair for the Nebraska School Librarians Association and is a member of the AASL Member Engagement Committee. She is adjunct faculty for the University of Nebraska-Omaha's School Library Program and the Curriculum Connection Editor for School Library Connection. In 2020, she served as a Knowledge Quest blogger. She has served as an elementary and high school librarian and in a district library services department. She has been writing for school library publications for 10+ years.