Champions of Change
Carolyn Foote is the district and high school librarian at Westlake High School at Eanes Independent School District in Austin, Texas. Fascinated by the intersection of technology and libraries, she has centered her work on how technology can deepen and transform student learning and research. She has played an introductory role in bringing one-to-one tablet devices into her district, studying the use of these tablets, providing professional development for teachers, and transforming the library into a technology and learning hub for students. An advocate for students and teachers, she has broken down barriers by supporting innovative uses of technology and social media by networking with other librarians and educators online. She has employed the power of professional blogging and to act as a mentor for others in her field.