Brooke Layton

Research Librarian

Brooke serves as research librarian to the robotics group. She also assists with the educational outreach program, techConnect, which brings teen volunteers into local community centers in hopes of sparking interest in technology and science among elementary students.

Brooke received her Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from Florida State University, with graduate certification in Leadership and Management, as well as Youth Services. She received dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Human Computer Interaction and Psychology, as well as certification in Human Resource Management.

Brooke is a member of Psi Chi, AITP, National Educator Association, American Library Association, and an affiliate of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, ACM SIG – Computer Human Interaction, Interaction Design Association, and Usability Professionals Association. She volunteers at Gulf Breeze Middle School’s School Media Center, as well as serves annually as a judge for Emerald Coast BEST Robotics Competition. She is also a 2013 graduate of Leadership Pensacola.