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Bring MeL resources into the classroom.

We have a new focus and a redesigned MeL for educators. Our goal is to help you help your students. Have feedback for us? Feel free to contact us about these changes or others you'd like to see.

K-12 Engagement Specialist Ann Kaskinen

Meet Your New Engagement Specialist!

My name is Ann Kaskinen, and I am the new MeL Engagement Specialist, K12 for MCLS. I have worked as a K12 Library-Media Specialist for nearly 16 years. I started my career teaching high school English, social studies, and public speaking. I have also served as a consultant for Allegan AESA and Traverse Bay Area ISD.

If you have questions or would like to set up an on-site visit, please do not hesitate to reach out to me via email ( or to set up a visit.

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We have:

  • Google Classroom
  • Training videos
  • Resource lists
  • Information about using MeL with your students
  • Test prep


This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Additional funding is provided by the State of Michigan and the Library of Michigan Foundation.

Library of Michigan Institute of Museum and Library Services Michigan Department of Education