Reaching Out: Professional Development for Rural School Librarians

How do you advocate for your library? Integrate more technology? Become an instructional leader in your district? Join us to learn how a cohort of school librarians from South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming have been successfully implementing a professional development process through the Reaching Out: Meeting the Needs of Rural School Librarians project. View the IMLS Grant project’s how-to guidebook and hear first-hand accounts from participants at all K-12 levels.


  • Julie Erickson, Learning Specialist, Technology & Innovation in Education
  • Joan Upell, Library Educators, TIE/IMLS Project Grant