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TuesD Chambers

Antioch University Seattle

TuesD Chambers is currently the teacher librarian at Ballard High School in Seattle School District where, in the library, she has made spaces and places where all students can connect. She has designed the Ballard library to include a room for arts and crafts, areas for clubs to gather, and spaces for classes to meet.  As Kevin Wynkoop, Ballard’s principal, stated, “She’s made the library a dynamic learning place that is comfortable for all students.” Visit her school library website at https://ballardhs.seattleschools.org/academics/library/.

Educational History

  • Bachelors of Arts in English, University of Washington, 1997
  • Master’s Degree in Professional Development, Heritage University, 2000
  • Library Endorsement, University of Washington
  • Principal certificate, Heritage University

Teaching Statement

“What I believe is with any library it has to be more than books.  Your library has to be the heart of the school for everyone.”

  • TuesD contributed to the newest school library leadership book, Core Values in School Librarianship, (Moreillon, 2020) co-authoring Chapter 8, in which she “contributed to a district-level public relations turned advocacy effort in Seattle Public Schools (SPS).” The chapter “Spotlights specific school librarians, libraries and their literacy-focused programs demonstrate[ing] how librarians matter to the students in the district.”
  • TuesD is a member of the International Society of Technology Educators (ISTE) and the Washington Library Association, where she serves an active role on the Advocacy Committee.
  • She writes the monthly newsletter for the entire Seattle School District school library cadre where events are highlighted and ideas are shared.
  • She is also a member of ALA, AASL, and ILA.
TuesD

Adjunct Professor,

Endorsement in K-12 Library Media

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