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K.C. Boyd

District of Columbia Public Schools

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     K.C. Boyd is currently a library media specialist with the Washington D.C. Public School System.  She has previously worked as the Lead Librarian for the East St. Louis School District #189 in East St. Louis, IL., a Area Library Coordinator for Chicago Public Schools and a District  Coordinator for the Mayor Daley Book Club for Middle School Students.  She is a second generation educator and holds Master’s degrees in Library Information Science, Media Communications, and Education Leadership.

     Boyd is currently serving the greater library community through her leadership in a number of organizations and committees.  At the local level, she is a member of the District of Columbia Public Schools Library Corps Leadership Team, and Advocacy Director for the Washington D.C. Library Association.  On the national level  she is a member of the 2020 AASL Best Digital Tools for Teaching and Learning and member of the CFL Advisory Group Committees for the American Library Association.  Boyd currently serves on the Executive Board for the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, and serves on the Board of Directors for the
EveryLibrary Institute.   She has previously served on the American Library Association's 2020 Newbery Selection Committee.

       
It is Boyd’s belief that all children, despite economic circumstance, have the right to read and should have access to books that reflect themselves and encourage inquiry. Boyd can be followed on Facebook, TwitterInstagram and YouTube at: @Boss_Librarian.