|Tessa Michaelson Schmidt - a.k.a.,|
Librarian of the Year!
Tessa's name is familiar to probably every youth services librarian in Wisconsin. In her work with the Department of Public Instruction's Public Library Development team, Tessa travels around the state working with library systems to bring exciting and vital programs to public libraries of all shapes and sizes. From continuing education opportunities to the awesome Growing Wisconsin Readers program, Tessa's work with DPI enriches the services that public libraries are able to provide.
It's incredibly exciting for Tessa to be receiving this well-deserved honor. Her positive energy and constant support for youth and special services in public libraries is hugely appreciated.
|It's safe to assume we're Kermit-levels of excitement about this announcement!!|
Read about Tessa's work at the DPI website.
WLA will honor Tessa and the other annual award winners at the Annual Conference, which is coming up in just a few weeks!
5:30-7:00 PM Thursday, November 6
You will also have the opportunity to hear Tessa speak about leadership in youth services in this session:
Homegrown Leadership for Youth Services Librarians: Cultivating Your Inner Leader
2:45-3:30 PM Wednesday, November 5