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Welcome to the interactive web schedule for the 2018 Dynamic Landscapes Conference! Click on the "Helpful Info" section below for tips on navigating this site, and building your own agenda. 


Under the heading "FILTER BY TYPE" in the navigation bar, you will see a list of options such as E, EM, EMH, M, H, etc. These indicate the target audience for the session. Some sessions target a range of ages (such as EM or elementary and middle levels) and others are more narrow (such as H or high school level only). Here is the key: 
  • P = Pre-K
  • E = Elementary
  • M = Middle
  • H = High
  • G = Graduate
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Kristin Pekoll

American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom
Assistant Director
Kristin Pekoll is the Assistant Director for American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom where she works with librarians, teachers, administration, and parents regarding challenges to library materials and reading lists. After receiving her MLIS at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, she was a young adult librarian for 12 years in Wisconsin. In 2009, more than 80 YA LGBTQ books were challenged.

While the library board voted to retain all of the books, Kristin learned the indispensable value of support and education for librarians. She continued to fight against censorship in Wisconsin as the chair of the Intellectual Freedom Roundtable. She is a contributor to the 9th edition of the Intellectual Freedom Manual and True Stories of Censorship Battles in America's Libraries. And she is a published author with AASL's Knowledge Quest, VOYA, and Huffington Post. Kristin has presented in panels and keynotes for national and state conferences. She designs original webinars and custom tailors all of her online presentations to the specific situation. Although, she has facilitated to a broad range of audiences, her favorite are still teenagers.