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Colorado School Libraries

 Vision: Exemplary teachers personalize learning and ignite the potential of every student.

The mission of the CDE School Library/Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist is to empower educators to have the teaching skills needed to create meaningful, collaborative, and challenging learning opportunities so that their students can thrive in today’s world.

Our core values: Curiosity/Lifelong learning; Empowerment; Leadership; Reflection; Risk-Taking

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The Irresistible Library: Renovate and Rejuvenate – Webinar Recording

Listen to this recording from Dec. 9th, 2015, for ideas on how we can transform our learning spaces into irresistible, future-forward environments that meet the multiple needs of our modern learners as well as ideas for creating flexible, open and appealing spaces with varying budgets. To learn more about resources and ideas on library spaces, visit presenter Marci Milius’s website.  


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Library Management

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Becky Russell
School Library/Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist
Phone: 303-866-6772
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Casey Veatch

Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist
Phone: 303-866-6922
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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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