Becky Calzada

Becky Calzada, MLIS, is the library services coordinator in Leander ISD, a fast-growth district just northwest of Austin, TX. She earned her bachelor's in elementary education from Texas A&M University, Kingsville and her masters in library and information science from the University of Texas, Austin. Calzada is a co-moderator of #TXLChat, a Twitter chat forum helping Texas (and other) librarians build PLN's and share ideas and resources while expanding professional networks. She was Texas Library Association-School Library Division Past Chair and currently serves as the Region 6 Director for AASL.

Becky is mom to 2 daughters, a grandmother of 2 young grandchildren and dog-mom to 2 chihuahuas and a long-haired dachshund. When she's not with them, she spends her time as a board member for the Leander ISD Educational Excellence Foundation, going to the movies or traveling.