Amy Brownlee

librarian, Teacher, and Public Speaker in Sterling, Kansas

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I am a presenter, school librarian and reading teacher in Sterling, Kansas, with over 25 years of experience in education. I have given over 40 presentations to school and public librarians, teachers, community groups, and undergraduate and graduate students. I’d love to speak to your group in person or through a virtual presentation.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Building a STEAM Program No Matter Your Budget
  • Managing a School Library
  • Grant Writing and Budget Tips
  • Digital Books for Schools
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Music and Movement in the Library
  • Using Google Classroom in the Library
  • Busy School Librarian’s Survival Guide
  • Creative Library Programs & Themes
  • Curriculum Mapping in the Library
  • Leveraging Your Library Website
  • Community Research: Uncovering and Promoting Unique Features of Your Community
  • Motivational message promoting reading, literacy and/or libraries

“Amy Brownlee is a well-rounded presenter! I always look for her name because no matter the current topic, it has always been energetic and enlightening. I would highly recommend that if you have the opportunity to attend one of her presentations, it will be worth your time.

-Mechele Thompson, Florence Wilson Elementary Librarian, Garden City, KS

“I was so impressed by Amy’s enthusiasm, knowledge and love of the students and community she serves. Thank you, Amy, for all the great tips, ideas and a glimpse into your engaging and adventurous school library.

-Mary Boller, Northwest Kansas Library System Youth Consultant, Norton, KS

“Amy is thorough, ultra prepared and interesting,and she gave the best webinar I have ever heard on Managing a School Library.”

-Martha House, Librarian, Council Grove Jr/Sr High School, KS

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Curriculum Vitae

Sterling Grade School Library

Sterling Jr./Sr. High School Library

  • Work
    • Sterling USD 376
  • Education
    • Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS
    • Emporia State University, Emporia, KS