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Libraries Supporting Teacher Collaboration, Student Voice and School Design

This two-day statewide library conference is sponsored by the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE), Office of Curriculum and Instructional Design, School Library Services, in partnership with the Pacific Literacy Consortium.

The purpose of the conference is to equip HIDOE school library staff with tools, strategies and resources that focus on the three high impact strategies of teacher collaboration, student voice and school design to transform school library programs.

Professional development, training and program planning opportunities that grow school library staff knowledge and skills that best support information literacy, pre-k literacy skills, early literacy skills, brain-based learning, and computer science will be provided. Library professional development is aligned to the American Association for School Librarians (AASL) 2017 National School Library Standards and Future Ready Librarians Framework.

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Joanna Christodoulou

MGH Institute of Health Professions, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Associate Professor
Joanna Christodoulou is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. She leads the Brain, Education, and Mind (BEAM) Lab, conducting research on development and difficulties of academic skills including reading, math, and attention. She holds appointments at MIT as Research Affiliate and at the Harvard Graduate School of Eduction (HGSE) as Adjunct Lecturer. She holds a doctorate from HGSE in Human Development and Psychology, as well as master's degrees in Mind, Brain, and Education (HGSE) and in child development (Tufts).