Meg Boisseau Allison, M'Ed (she/her) is a teacher-librarian and social justice advisor at a rural, public middle and high school in central Vermont. She honors the original caretakers of this beautiful place - the Abenaki - through her daily committment to live more sustainablly and in harmony with the natural world.
She has taught graduate courses in Library Media Studies at the University of Vermont and presents widely at state and national conferences on topics including amplifying student voice, radical inclusion, creating containers for brave conversations, and leveraging social media to build a connected world. As a Global Teacher Fellow, she traveled to France and Italy in 2013 to research fairy tales, and highly recommends adding the Loire Valley to your bucket lists. She was recognized in 2013 as a Vermont Outstanding Teacher and was honored with a Vermont House Concurrent Resolution, H.C.R 200. As the child of two Vermont educators, this was a tremendous honor. She served six years on Vermont’s children's choice award, the country’s second oldest middle grade book award.She is an American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Social Media Superstar and Social Justice Defender finalist.
She’s honored to share the Vermont School Library Association (VSLA) 2020 Outstanding School Librarian Award with co-conspirator and co-presenter, Peter Langella. She currently serves on the Vermont School Library Association’s executive committee as the incoming President-Elect.