Glen Warren is the Encinitas Union School District Director of Literacies, Outreach, and Libraries, in other words, he is the LOL Director.
He co-wrote the California Model School Library Standards and the California Career Technical Education (CTE) standards for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
Glen is an Orange County Teachers of the Year, California State Teachers of the Year Semi-finalist, and has received multiple recognitions for educational innovation, literacy leadership, and leaner centered practices.
The ultimate goal for his work is to ignite and sustain the LOVE of learning for everyone!
California Department of Education 2022- Arts, Music, & Instructional Materials Block Grant -
Guidance on Block Grant Expenditures in the Subject Areas - Media Literacy and Computer Science and Resources for Media Literacy & Computer Science.
CIO LOOK Magazine's 30 Most Influential Business Leaders in Technology 2021 - Nathan Short and Glen Warren: Combining Education and Technology to Deliver Exemplary Educational Experience
Classroom of the Future Innovative Educator Award 2020 This award recognizes an individual education innovator that increases student empowerment.
CUE Gold Disk Award 2019 - CUE’s oldest recognition program since 1983, a Gold Disk celebrates a CUE member’s contributions to technology in learning.
California Reading Association (CRA) State Literacy Leader Award 2018 - This was the first award of its kind from CRA. It was awarded in recognition of the Media and Information Literacy state and national leadership connecting students and school libraries.
ORANGE COUNTY TEACHER OF THE YEAR 2014
California Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist 2014
Passion Based Journeys (PBJ)
Stepping Up Project Based Learning
CUE GOLD DISK 2019
Advancing Student Empowered Learning
Key Themes Include:
"What Matters to You, Matters!"
Future Ready Research for All Students
"Learning Opportunities Valuing Everyone" (L.O.V.E.)
The Heart of Information Literacy - (AEIOU)
Passion Based Journeys (Getting Beyond the Project Based Approach)
The Power of Desired Learning
From Integrated to Interdependent
Advancing Academic and Aesthetic Freedom