Amanda Jones

Teacher-Librarian, Live Oak Middle School

Amanda Jones is a 21 year educator and 5th-6th grade teacher-librarian from Watson, LA. She is the 2021 School Library Journal Co-Librarian of the Year, a 2021 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, the 2020 Louisiana School Librarian of the Year, and 2019 AASL Social Media Superstar Program Pioneer. She is Vice President of the Louisiana Association of School Librarians, a member of the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Awards Committee, serves on several committees for both LASL and AASL, and is a Social Media Co-Chair for the AASL21 National Conference. Amanda is passionate about advocating for school libraries and connecting with school librarians across the globe. You can find out more about her by visiting