Engage Your Readers with Thousands of Graphic Novels from ComicsPlus and Mackin

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Monday, September 14, 2:30pm CST

Join us as we welcome Mackin Education Consultants: Gladys Autry, Jess Gottlieb, and Vanessa Stenulson along with LibraryPass Chief Experience Officer Raquel Ryan to discuss their insight on the world of Digital Comics and Graphic Novels. Learn more about a unique gateway into the diverse and engaging world of digital comic books, graphic novels, and manga—with cost-effective unlimited and simultaneous checkouts . Participants will leave this session understanding how comic books, graphic novels, and manga offer an incredible opportunity to engage readers of all abilities and ages by providing a visual foundation that helps accelerate comprehension of an author’s ideas while inspiring them to find their own voices.

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who attend this webinar. A recording will be posted to Mackin.com for those who cannot participate in the live session.

Speakers

Raquel Ryan

Chief Experience Officer, LibraryPass

Raquel is passionate about working with at-risk students, working for several years as a child advocate for underrepresented and neglected children, volunteering on service and giving committees, and in her community as a Guardian ad Litem. She’s taught 11th grade reluctant readers, advocating for their needs through reading and literacy programs, and led the initiative for retention of high-risk students at Keiser University where she created a resource center and built partnerships with services in the community. She also conducted market research and analyzed market trends for potential and existing programs, while improving processes and procedures for the student experience.

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Jessica Gottlieb

Educational Sales Consultant, Mackin

Jessica Gottlieb has spent the last 10 years working in the education world as an adjunct professor, in educational publishing and in educational sales. That passion for working and collaborating with educators comes from having her M.A. in Literature. She brings that knowledge and love of learning to Mackin and the customers she is fortunate enough to serve. The passion and experience have allowed Jessica to speak at conferences both nationally and locally, and work with educators to find resources to support their curriculums and help their students develop a love of literacy. She is always striving to stay on top of educational trends so she can offer nuanced expertise and understanding and is beyond excite and grateful to have the opportunity to do that here at Mackin.

Jessica Gottlieb
Gladys Autry

Educational Sales Consultant, Mackin

Gladys is the Educational Consultant for GA. She discovered her love of literature and education as a student library volunteer in elementary school. After receiving her master’s degree in school library media, she spent 13 years as a classroom teacher and elementary school librarian. With her experience, training, and strong love of books, Gladys brings a unique, practical perspective to meeting the specific needs of her customers.

Gladys Autry
Vanessa Stenulson

Educational Sales Consultant, Mackin

Vanessa is the Educational Consultant for Central and South TX. Prior to joining the Mackin team, she served as a teacher and librarian at elementary campuses in Round Rock ISD. Her passion is kid lit and literacy for all. She used Mackin and MackinVIA when she opened a brand-new elementary campus. Now she enjoys traveling to her customers and teaching them about new products and services. She is caring and bends over backwards to do anything she can to help her customers so they can spend more time on what truly matters, teaching our future leaders.

Vanessa Stenulson