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February 2015: M-Passioned Member Donnell Probst

February 2015: M-Passioned Member Donnell Probst

[ 0 ] February 2, 2015

1) What do you do?  I am a photographer, full-time student at Arizona State University, and a homeschooling parent to my daughter, who is a sophomore in high school. I also have spent many years as a parent mentor and special education advocate for parents who are struggling to access supports and services for their […]

January 2015: M-Passioned Member David Brown

January 2015: M-Passioned Member David Brown

[ 0 ] January 2, 2015

1) What do you do? I serve as the Executive Director of an organization called the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (WePAC) which focuses on early childhood literacy in urban neighborhoods by re-opening formerly closed libraries in elementary schools and staffing them with skilled volunteers, donated resources and reading enrichment programs. We operate 12 libraries […]

Organizational Member Spotlight: The Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB)

[ 0 ] November 2, 2014

This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Lubna Adam of the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB).  When did MDLAB launch and why? Following the recommendations of an Open Society Foundation sponsored study (Mapping Digital Media: Lebanon), The Media Studies Program at the American University of Beirut (AUB) proposed to […]

November 2014: M-Passioned Member Pamela Rutledge

November 2014: M-Passioned Member Pamela Rutledge

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014

1) What do you do? I am a media psychologist, Director of the Media Psychology Research Center and adjunct faculty at Fielding Graduate University.  I lecture, write and teach about the positive use and development of media technologies.  One of my passions is to help education parents about the need for media literacy beyond media […]

Org. Member Spotlight: The Bush School

[ 0 ] September 30, 2014

This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Ethan Delavan, the new Director of Technology at The Bush School in Seattle, Washington. Delavan oversees not only technical infrastructure, support and training, but also the library and technology-related curriculum development. Part of Ethan’s job at Bush is to analyze existing media, information and […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Scenarios USA

Org. Member Spotlight: Scenarios USA

[ 0 ] June 29, 2014

Profile by Emily Bailin Founded in 1999, Scenarios USA is a national non-profit organization that uses writing and filmmaking to engage young people in identifying the issues that shape their lives and in leading the campaigns that will change the outcomes. The program prioritizes the voices of youth from marginalized communities, elevating them in mainstream […]