Presentation Proposals may be submitted through December 1, 2019. The UELMA Conference Committee will notify prospective presenters in early January. Presentations can be given in breakout sessions, poster sessions, or an idea lab session. Breakout sessions are workshops, discussions, or presentations given during an assigned session time to reach a larger audience. A presentation in the Idea Lab consists of a short slide show about something that you are doing in your library. Attendees will move from table to table, sampling different ideas. Poster sessions are encouraged to share a teaching tool, practice, activity, or other idea you have. Create Read More …
Nominate your colleagues! Nominate one of your professional colleagues for their dedication, service, innovation and support to school libraries or school librarianship. Deadline is December 10th. https://sites.google.com/uelma.org/conference/information/awards
Hi all, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) has just released curriculum from Project READY, a free online development curriculum. Project READY: Reimagining Equity & Access for Diverse Youth The site hosts a series of free, online professional development modules for school and public youth services librarians, library administrators, and others interested in improving their knowledge about race and racism, racial equity, and culturally sustaining pedagogy. The primary focus of the Project READY curriculum is on improving relationships with, services to, and resources for youth of color and Native youth.
I just saw this and I am sure you all agree on the importance of “Media Literacy” in our profession. While it is only a week keep in mind that Media Literacy should be ongoing. https://medialiteracyweek.us Here is a cool blog post as well. Great examples and ideas. https://readresearchrestrepeat.blogspot.com/2019/10/media-literacy-week-2019.html