Traci Chun was chosen from among several candidates for clearly demonstrating outstanding contributions to school libraries.
Chief Digital Officer Mark Ray spoke about the evolving role of school librarians at a recent TEDx event.
For many Vancouver Public Schools students who ride the bus, “homework” might be more aptly called “bus-work.”
Ron Wagner, a teacher librarian at Felida Elementary School, has been selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute in July. Each year, [...]
Original source: School Administrator, May 2015 As many school districts across the country have slashed library programs, Vancouver Public Schools has written a different narrative, giving its school librarians re-imagined roles. In this cover story, Superintendent [...]
Original source: Education Week, April 2015 "Teach more and librarian less." That's part of the strategy for utilizing teacher-libarians in new, technological capacities, says Director of Instructional Technology and Library Services Mark Ray, one of [...]
Mark Ray, Vancouver Public Schools' director of instructional technology and library services, recently was named one of "20 to Watch" honorees for 2014-15 by the National School Boards Association's Technology Leadership Network. The honor recognizes [...]
Original source: The Oregonian, October 2011 Skyview High School teacher librarian Mark Ray was named Washington's 2012 Teacher of the Year. Read the full story in The Oregonian.