“Don’t ask what you can do for me. Once you know our goals as a school, come to me and say, ‘I want to help, and this is what I can do.’ Come with a plan and show me how it will impact our students.”
–Toby Fischer, Principal, Reynoldsburg City Schools, Reynoldsburg, OH

As Mr. Fischer stated above, administrators want school librarians to offer ideas and solutions that support student achievement. Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is doing just that. View this webinar to hear how these Future Ready Librarians successfully partnered with educators—and Gale—“like a boss” to positively impact each student by supporting curriculum, improving inquiry, and enhancing equity. As a result, JCPS’s librarians are taking important strides toward being seen as thought leaders and essential partners in education. Not only will you take away new approaches for partnering with colleagues, you’ll also receive an action plan template to help you successfully present the next strategy to your school administrator. 



  • Lynn M. Reynolds, Ed.D Director, Library Media Services, Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Karen Pruitt Coordinator, Library Media Services, Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Janet Lanham Instructional Resource Librarian, Library Media Services, Jefferson County Public Schools
  • Andrea Eshelman, Education Consultant, Gale, a Cengage company

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