“Human communities depend upon a diversity of talent not a singular conception of ability.“
–Sir Ken Robinson
Nicolette BaffoniFormerly Burrillville
Nicolette is the Adult Services Coordinator at the RI Office of Library & Information Services, where she builds community connections, provides continuing education and helps to pilot and scale best practices in the areas of adult education, workforce development, technology access and digital literacy. Prior to that, Nicolette served as Library Media Specialist and Technology Teacher at Austin T. Levy Elementary School in Burrillville. As a Fuse Fellow she is most excited about collaborating with other enthusiastic educators to both inspire and be inspired by using technology meaningfully to improve educational practice.
- Coached two Early Adopter Teachers in Westerly Middle School.
- Transitioned to new role at RI Office of Library & Information Services, providing continuing education to school, academic and public librarians on topics including the intersection of technology and learning
- Organized the RI Library Futures Conference, an event that brought librarians of all types together with leaders in a variety of fields including education, virtual reality and artificial intelligence to explore trends and discuss the future of libraries in the context of these trends.
- Participated in panel at the RI Library Futures Conference to discuss innovations in blended and personalized learning, and their implications for libraries