Location: Puget Sound ESD in Renton
Regular Fee: $99 (includes lunch)
Late Fee: $115 (after July 19)
Are you looking for a way to connect with colleagues and learn about the latest in today’s school library? Look no farther than the 2016 Teacher-Librarian Summit at Puget Sound ESD and get inspired to BUILD A BETTER LIBRARY!
This one-day summit will cover a variety of topics on building better library lessons, book promotions, collections, and MORE! Join other teacher-librarians from around the Puget Sound and collaborate to make your library an even better place.
Target Audience: Teacher-librarians, curriculum directors, technology directors.
Six clock hours for $12 will be available.
|7:30 – 8:30||Registration sign-in and morning refreshments|
|8:30 – 8:40||Welcome, Opening, and Social Media Instruction|
|8:40 – 9:10||Makerspace|
|9:10 – 10:10||BUILD: Better Book Promotions, by Julie Hembree
Forget the books reports and Go Hollywood with Book Trailers! Learn how to make digital book trailers yourself or with your students to promote books in your library.
|10:10 – 10:20||Break|
|10:20 – 10:50||Makerspace|
|10:50 – 11:50||BUILD: Better Library Lessons, by Ann Hayes-Bell
Library lesson planning with the inclusion of digital tools, learning targets, connecting to Common Core standards, and Blooms updated taxonomy.
BUILD: Secondary Research Strategies, by JoAnn Olsson
Encounter the building blocks secondary students need to conduct authentic research in your library. Topics include: composing questions to build a thesis, finding and evaluating primary and secondary evidence sources, considering local and global perspectives, analyzing and drawing conclusions and tips for evaluating sources found on the internet.
|11:50 – 12:30||Lunch|
|12:30 – 1:10||The Construction Zone – Learning From Others|
|1:10 – 1:40||Makerspace|
|1:40 – 1:50||Break|
|1:50 – 3:20||BUILD: A Better Collection – Must-Have Books for 2016, by Arika Dickens and Michael Fleming
Hear from Arika about the latest and greatest in fiction and non-fiction recently released titles (2015-16) geared for children in grades K-12. Michael will share how to get help with keeping up on the latest secondary fiction and non-fiction books, to build the collection at your library.
|3:20 – 3:30||Closing, Evaluation, Clock Hours|
Meet Your Presenters!
|Arika Dickens has been a teacher-librarian at Medina Elementary in the Bellevue School District for the last 12 years. She has served on WLMA’s Sasquatch committee and co-founded WLMA’s new OTTER Award, aimed at bridging the gap between picture books and chapter books.|
|Michael Fleming is the librarian at Pacific Cascade Middle School in Issaquah, WA. He has worked on several ALA YALSA committees in the past few years, including the Morris award, the Best Fiction for Young Adults (BFYA) and the Michael L. Printz Award.|
|Ann Hayes-Bell is a National Board Certified elementary librarian at Cedar Way Elementary in the Edmonds School District. She is currently working towards her M.Ed. in Digital Education Leadership from SPU. One of her favorite roles in her 16 years as a Teacher-Librarian is creating and teaching meaningful opportunities for students to connect information literacy skills with classroom learning.|
|Julie Hembree has been a Teacher-Librarian in both the Lake Washington School District and now in the Issaquah School District at Cougar Ridge Elementary School. She is passionate about empowering students to create projects that both promote reading and develop technology skills.|
|Conn McQuinn has been the Director of Educational Technology at Puget Sound ESD since October 1992. He hosts monthly meetings for technology directors, offers symposiums on current educational technology topics, provides consulting services, performs technology audits, and assists districts with technology planning. He has a B.S. in Forest Resources from UW (1979), Teaching Certificate from UW (1982), and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instructions from UW (1982).|
|JoAnn Olsson has been a high school Teacher Librarian for twelve years working both in the Stanwood-Camano SD and currently in the Issaquah SD. She is a History Day regional coordinator and the 2016 History Day teacher of the year. She has been a member of WASHYARG for twelve years and serves on the Evergreen Book Award committee.|
|Bethany Steirer is our wonderful program developer for this conference! She has been a Teacher-Librarian in the Lake Washington SD since 2001. After teaching LA and SS for 10 years, she got her Information Literacy Endorsement and has loved the switch to the Library!|
Contact Janet Hinrichs with any questions.