Library Media Specialist, Robbinsdale Armstrong High School, Plymouth, MN
Carol Tracy serves as the library media specialist for Robbinsdale Armstrong High School. She has previously been an elementary media specialist, middle school technology teacher and elementary classroom teacher at various grade levels in MN and CA. Carol is passionate about student learning environments. She seeks to create flexible learning spaces that foster creativity, collaboration, literacy and student voice. She is currently transforming her third library space. Her library transformations include a small, private Pre-K through 8th grade school media center in CA; a new STEAM-focused magnet elementary school media center in Golden Valley, MN (third in the U.S. to adopt a bookstore model) and now a high school media center, including a student tech team and first year 1:1 Chromebooks. Flexible furniture, maker space and updated video studio are in the works.