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Other Duties As Assigned – Collaboration Tools for Librarians
November 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree
The world is changing rapidly, and so is the role of the school librarian! Join the LTC’s Colleen Kaplan and Holly Kelly as they dig into different collaboration tools that can help pave the way for meaningful collaboration between library staff, school faculty, and students.
Colleen Kaplan serves as the LTC Digital Learning Outreach Specialist. In this role, Colleen leads the SPARK program (Supporting Parents and Remote Kids), which aims to provide support and resources created specifically for parents and caregivers during remote and hybrid learning. Additionally, Colleen is a self-proclaimed Microsoft evangelist and covers many of the Microsoft trainings the LTC offers.
Prior to joining the LTC in August 2020, Colleen spent 10 years in various roles, including a high school technology integration specialist, CTE, and English teacher. She is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Fellow, a Microsoft Certified Educator, and an ISTE Certified Educator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a master’s degree in educational leadership. Colleen works with schools across the state but is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.