Carmen Redding

School and Youth Services Specialist, North Dakota State Library

Carmen Redding is the school and youth services specialist for the North Dakota State Library. This is a newly developed position that she has held for one year. She belongs to the American Library Association, the American Association of School Librarians, the Young Adult Library Services Association, the Public Library Association, and the National Science Teachers Association. She volunteered to work with other YALSA members, developing fact sheets for the new teen competencies. She is the state-assigned teen representative to YALSA and participated in the YALSA 2017 National Forum on Transforming Teen Services through Continuing Education at which attendees discussed ways to share the new teen competencies with public librarians serving teens.