Liz Humrickhouse is an assistant professor and academic librarian at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. She specializes in instruction and instructional technology and is interested in the intersection of community outreach and information literacy instruction. She is the co-founder of the Gaining Ground: Building College-Level Information Literacy Skills high school to college bridge program. Liz was inspired to found C.A.L.L. after attending the LILi conference in Los Angeles, CA and listening to librarians in a variety of specializations discuss their successful collaborations with one another. She believes that building partnerships across libraries is the solution to helping patrons become information literate for the rest of their lives.
Teri Holford-Talpe is the academic engagement & curriculum librarian. As part of the outreach and instruction team, she works to engage students, departments, and community members in Murphy Library. She is also the liaison librarian with UWL’s School of Education, and co-founder of the Gaining Ground: Building College-Level Information Literacy Skills high school to college bridge program.
Linda Jerome is a Youth Services librarian at La Crosse Public Library and specializes in all things teen, from collections to programming to outreach. She is passionate advocate for all teens and is always striving to collaborate within her community to create opportunities for teens so they can become happy, healthy and successful adults.
Cindy Halter is a school librarian at La Crosse Central High School in the School District of La Crosse. She devotes herself to developing life-long learners. An advocate of all literacies, informational literacy is cornerstone to her professional efforts. In addition to teaching, Cindy serves on the school district technology committee and delivers professional development opportunities to district staff.