Director, Education and Learning Initiatives
Urban Libraries Council
Washington, District Of Columbia
Emily Samose is the director of education and learning initiatives for the Urban Libraries Council, the premier membership association of North America's leading public library systems. In her role, she is committed to identifying, promoting and advancing the ways in which public libraries are essential education institutions. Emily has 20 years of experience leading education and youth development projects in the consulting, federal government, higher education and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining ULC, she served as a consultant for the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, spent seven years with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and over ten years at the intersection of national service and education in California, developing and executing service-learning programs at universities and education-focused non-profit organizations. Emily holds a master's degree in education from San Francisco State University and is a graduate of the Institute for Educational Leadership’s Education Policy Fellowship Program. She also serves on the Advisory Board for Public Allies, DC.
Saturday, June 25
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM