Reneé Critcher Lyons

Reneé Critcher Lyons is a 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 Childhood Education Innovations, New Literaria, New Review of Children’s Literature and Librarianship, Children and Libraries, YALS, School Library Connection, Public Library Quarterly, and the International Journal of the Book. Reneé is also a children’s book author, having published Rollin’ on Down the Line: Lady Bird Johnson’s 1964 Whistle-Stop Tour for Civil Rights with Sleeping Bear Press.  She serves on national book award committees for the American Library Association, Nature Generation, and Children’s Literature Association.

Reneé Critcher Lyons serves as Secretary of the NCBLA.