April 18, 2011

15 Día Nuggets: #14 Día Dynamos

I encourage Día organizers throughout the country to contact the amazing Día Dynamos for ideas and advice.  They are treasures.

15 Día Nuggets for Día’s 15th Anniversary
#14 15 Día Dynamos

Congratulations to these Día Dynamos, literacy leaders throughout the U.S. who for years have invested significant time and creative energy on expanding Día’s impact. These Dynamos are outstanding resources for others working in similar positions.

1. Flo Trujillo, Youth Services Coordinator
Farmington Public Library (NM)

2. Ana Schmitt, LIBROS Group
Multnomah County Library (OR)

3. Beatriz Pascual Wallace, Children's Librarian
Seattle Public Library (WA)

4. Laurina Cashin & Bobbie Combs, Pat’s Web Team
We Love Children's Books (MD)

5. Rose Treviño, Librarian, deceased but not forgotten
Formerly Houston Public Library (TX)

6. Oralia Garza de Cortes, Latino Children's Literature Consultant (TX)

7. Elva Garza, Regional Operations Branch Manager
Austin Public Library (TX)

8. Meryle Leonard, Outreach Manager/ Community Engagement Department
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (NC)

9. Lucia Gonzalez, Author, Storyteller, Librarian (FL)

10. Jeanette Larson, Consultant, Trainer, and Writer (TX)

11. R. Joseph Rodriguez, Ph.D., Center for Teaching and Learning
The University of Texas at Austin (TX)

12. Lydia Breiseth, Manager, Colorín Colorado

13. Mark Smith, Administrator
Riverside County Library System (CA)

14. Alma Ramos-McDermott, Media Specialist
Pollard Middle School (MA)

15. Sara Howrey, Literacy Advocate, (KY)
Lise Tewes, Head of Children's Department
Erlanger Branch, Kenton County Public Library, (KY)

To assist those of you planning Día celebrations at your schools, libraries, etc., we’re sharing 15 Día Nuggets, 15 lists of 15 items to assist you in your planning. All 15 Nuggets are available as completed on Pat's web site, individually and as a single downloadable packet.

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