Liz Kerr

Information Literacy & Media Curator, Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB; Education Director, OLA. Elementary Teacher, Teacher-Librarian, Library & Learning Technologies Consultant, Instructor for School Librarianship Additional Qualifications Courses, OLA Conference speaker and workshop leader, Newcastle Public Library Board member and Chair, Co-Chair: Ontario Coalition for School Libraries; Board member of Canadian Coalition for School Libraries; Outgoing Chair of OLA Forest of Reading Literacy Initiative, Member of Knowledge Ontario Management Group.

OSLA President 1996, OLA President 2003, OLA Distinguished Service Award, OLA President's Award for Special Achievement as part of the authoring team for OSLA Information Studies Curriculum for Schools and School Libraries. Project Co-ordinator A.C. Nielsen Marketing Research Company. Wife of a patient husband, and mother of three terrific grown kids - one of whom has just accepted a teacher-librarian position!
Mentor to: Anita Brooks Kirkland, Library Consultant, ITS, Waterloo Region District School Board

What can I say? I call Liz the velvet hammer. She has so much insight into issues, and has a calm persistence that has a huge and positive influence on others. Whenever I need extra insight into issues, Liz is the person to call, and she is always willing to share her experiences and viewpoints.

Anita Brooks Kirkland