Renée Critcher Lyons

Renée Critcher Lyons is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.  Serving as the Program Coordinator for the School Librarianship Program, she has published in Children and Libraries, YALS, School Library Connection, Public Library Quarterly, and the International Journal of the Book.  The author of Teaching Civics in the Library (McFarland, 2015), she serves on national book award committees for the American Library Association, Nature Generation, and Children’s Literature Association.

Renée Critcher Lyons serves as Secretary of the NCBLA.