Identify formal/informal/unlikely partners.
Create opportunities. Be invitational.
Listen to teachers (and students).
Set ego aside.
Tell our collaboration stories.
Ask – “Can my teachers see themselves in the
Communicate w/ask your administrator.
To enhance collaboration:
“Less us, more them.” (-Gary Stager)
“Social compacts evolve. They often begin
simply and grow more complex over time....
This is the moment to scour the old
compact for original intent, best practices,
and effective services and to mix these with
opportunities, current realities, and visions of
a new idea future to forge a new social
Atlas of New Librarianship
R. David Lankes