SLJ ISTE Webcast Series | Tech Trends Fall 2019

Presented by: ISTE & School Library Journal
Event Dates & Times:

Session 1

Marketing the Library
Monday, September 30, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Session 2

Lessons from Model Makerspaces
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Session 3

Grants: What’s Available and How to Get Them
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

 

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Our popular series returns with all-new presentations, from spreading the word about your library (aka marketing) and makerspace tips from the pros, to the lowdown on grants and how to get them. Led by top practitioners in the field, these one-hour free programs will offer practical insight into these hot topics, with implications for schools and libraries.
 

Session 1 | Marketing the Library

Monday, September 30, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Doing good work is one thing, getting out the word about your library is important, too, drawing users, as well as critical support from the community. Our expert panel will provide case scenarios, with practical tips on marketing from pros in school and public libraries. 

Panelists

K.C. Boyd, Library Media Specialist, Washington DC Public Schools 

Maisy Card, Teen Services Librarian, Newark Public Library

Rose Luna, Teacher Librarian, Freeport High School & & Margaux DelGuidice-Calemmo, Librarian, Garden City High School

Shannon Miller, K-12 Librarian, Van Meter Community School District

Moderator

Kara Yorio, News Editor, School Library Journal

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Session 2 | Lessons from Model Makerspaces

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Hands-on, experiential learning has never been more relevant. A core conduit to STEM education and skill development, maker activities can also foster collaboration, persistence, and critical thinking. Learn best practices from our stellar panel, including how to design relevant programming to engage everyone in your community. 

Panelists

Stephanie Chang, Director of Impact, Maker Ed

Heather Moorefield-Lang, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Tamara Pearson, Associate Director of School and Community Engagement at the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC), Georgia Institute of Technology

Josh Weisgrau, Director, Learning Experience Design, Digital Promise

Moderator

Kathy Ishizuka, Executive Editor, School Library Journal

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Session 3 | Grants: What’s Available and How to Get Them

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Grants are relied upon by over a quarter of schools, according to SLJ’s 2019 survey data. Learn how successful grant proposals are made, with resources and advice from our expert panel.

Panelists

Lisa Mulvenna, Head of Youth/YA Services, Clinton-Macomb Public Library

Ali Schilpp, School Librarian of the Year 2018, Librarian, Northern Middle School, Accident, MD

Tracey Wong, School Library Media Specialist, LJ Mover & Shaker

Beth Yoke, Chief Strategy Officer, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

Moderator

Sarah Bayliss, Editor, News & Features, School Library Journal

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