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Natalie Strange

Director of Library Media Services, Guilford County Schools

Natalie Strange is a passionate educator with over 26 years of experience in public schools. She is currently the Director of Library Media Services for Guilford County Schools. She works with school librarians, teachers, community members, and students to create an immersive, imaginative environment that encourages learning. Action Research linking library media data to student achievement provides a strong foundation for her projects to engage school communities in innovative library programming. Natalie is a proud NC Teaching Fellow (UNCA), National Board Certified in Library Media, and the North Carolina School Library Media Coordinator of the Year 2012. She strongly advocates for libraries' power to transform lives and communities. She believes every child deserves access to high-quality education and is committed to providing that access through the library.