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How Wisconsin Uses ISTE PD to Transform Librarianship Statewide

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Listen and learn : Lecture

Wednesday, December 2, 3:30–4:15 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Liz Lee  
Monica Treptow  

Join us to learn how Wisconsin adopted ISTE U's Future Ready Librarianship online course as a professional learning opportunity for 200 librarians. Hear about the process from start to finish including how decisions were made, the collaboration required, and the impact on librarian practice and state-required district library plans.

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Curriculum/district specialists, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Library/media
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Shape, advance and accelerate a shared vision for empowered learning with technology by engaging with education stakeholders.
  • Pursue professional interests by creating and actively participating in local and global learning networks.
For Education Leaders:
Visionary Planner
  • Share lessons learned, best practices, challenges and the impact of learning with technology with other education leaders who want to learn from this work.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this session is to inform state leaders, district leaders, and librarians/library media specialists about one state's success and impact with the ISTE U Future Ready Librarianship program. As a result, participants will gather ideas to transform their own libraries to be Future Ready within their school, district or state.


-Intro: The challenge that Wisconsin library media specialists face in developing their library plans.
-Solution: Selection and implementation of the ISTE U FRL online course.
-Implementation: How Wisconsin, ISTE, and course instructors worked together to implement the online program at scale.
-Impact: How this program has transformed library practices across the state.

Supporting research

Course information:
FRL/ISTE Standards Crosswalk:

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Liz Lee, ISTE
Monica Treptow, Department of Public Instruction

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