2008 Literacy Champions

Jean Canosa-Albano

Manager of Youth and Outreach Services at Springfield Public Library

As Manager of Youth and Outreach Services for the Springfield City Library system, Jean Canosa-Albano’s model work with teens and partnership with local public schools has had a measurable impact in the Springfield community. She is an established leader within the statewide library network and, as an advocate for youth services, she fosters the exchange of best practices between libraries. Canosa-Albano’s understanding of how technology and art impact youth readership has led her to develop a teen library of reading materials in alternative formats that appeal to every reader.

To contact Jean Canosa-Albanoview her Professional Profile in the Mass Literacy Professionals Directory.