Leslie Yoder

Saint Paul Public Schools

Leslie is the District Library SLeslie Yoderervices Supervisor for Saint Paul Public Schools, the largest school district in Minnesota. She began her education career as a teacher of Spanish, Bilingual Education, and ESL, teaching for many years at the secondary level. Around the turn of the century, in search of new adventures, she became a school librarian. A fierce advocate of digital equity for all students, Leslie was a member of the SPPS E2T2 Technology Integration Initiative team, and worked as a digital literacy specialist with corrections and alternative programs. She served as the 2008-09 president of the Minnesota Educational Media Organization, co-wrote the Research Project Calculator, and has presented on a variety of topics locally and nationally. In her off hours, Leslie cooks, plays tennis, reads, runs, travels, and tries to keep up with her four (soon to be six) grandchildren.