Shannon Miller, an international speaker and author, is the K-12 district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa. She also serves as the Future Ready Librarians Spokesperson working with librarians, educators and students around the world. Shannon is the author of the award winning The Library Voice blog. She has published two children's book series on libraries and Makerspaces with Capstone. She has a professional book with ISTE coming out in 2019. In 2014, Shannon was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker. In 2016, she was awarded the Making it Happen Award by ISTE. In 2018, she was named the AASL Social Media Superstar Leadership Luminary.
Emily Arrow is an award-winning children's songwriter with 10+ years of experience working with children in music education. Her albums have been played on SiriusXM's Kid's Place Live, and she has also worked with Sesame Street Studios on The Witch Sisters and Cantana Learning Center on the Library Skills series. An official Kala Brand Music Company artist, her first book with Fox Chapel Publishing, Kids' Guide to Learning the Ukulele, became a bestseller. To learn more about Emily, her work, and her music, visit her website (www.EmilyArrow.com) or find her on Instagram (@helloemilyarrow), Spotify, or Youtube!
Kathryn Durst received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Animation in 2013, after an internship at Pixar Animation Studios for storyboarding in her third year. She loves working on children's entertainment, publications, and media--especially children's books and television series. She lives in Toronto, Canada.