Jason M. Driver

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User Name
Jason M. Driver
Organization
Chicago Public Library

Bio

Bio
I am the Early Literacy Specialist for the Chicago Public Library where I manage all of the early learning programs for children and families across our eighty neighborhood libraries. Previous to this position, I was the Children's Librarian at the historic George C. Hall branch library in Chicago.

Work

Current Work
Chicago Public Library (Public Library)
Librarian III- Early Literacy Specialist
Chicago, Illinois
2004
<p>Manage grants and outside resources to deliver effective projects for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.&nbsp; Develop training materials and session/workshops for children's services staff on early learning, and work as a team on ongoing development of children's services staff. Create, implement and evaluate early learning programs for adults working with children that will be piloted, targeted and rolled out system-wide.&nbsp; Work with branch children's librarians to ensure that early learning childhood literacy competencies are being met and that staff are being assisted as they learn new techniques and skill sets.&nbsp;</p>

Education

MLIS, Library and Information Science, 2011
University of Illinois