Empowering English Language Learners for Self-Sufficiency in the School Library

Do you want to connect with your limited English proficiency students but don't know how? Are they hesitant to come to the school library? Are you at a loss for how to help them find the books and information they want and need? This session will provide proven tips and tools on how to make your library a welcoming place and an information hub for Newcomer students. Bonus: These strategies and collection suggestions are great for reluctant readers of all ages!


  • Staci Kottkamp, School Librarian, Newcomer Academy/Jefferson County Public Schools