Kerry Townsend

Library Media Coordinator
Columbia Public Schools

Ms. Kerry Townsend is the Library Media Coordinator for Columbia Public Schools in Columbia, MO. Ms. Townsend has been a high school English teacher, middle school librarian, and instructional technology specialist prior to becoming the district coordinator. She worked on Missouri state committees to revise school library standards and the school library evaluation. She is especially interested in how school librarians are technology innovation leaders in their respective buildings as well as how school librarians can be a force for social justice in school and local communities. Ms. Townsend is also a PhD student in Information Science and Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri, Columbia.

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