Erika Long (’16) was working with children in an after-school program, and as an academic mentor and tutor, when she realized she could do more for them. She wanted to provide children with lifelong skills that would make them successful academically and professionally, and she settled on the best way to do that: become a school librarian.
So Long set off to accomplish her new goal. Not only was she required to get a master’s degree in information sciences, she also needed to become a certified teacher. She had earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in … Read more “School Librarian, SIS Alum Erika Long on Making the Library a Place for Every Student”