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Format: 02/21/2018 - 11pm
Format: 02/21/2018 - 11pm
Time Title Type Location

Saturday, January 25 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
CANCELLED Common Core State Standards Implementation Assistance Task Force (AASL) Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
203 A
Description :

The AASL CCSS Implementation Assistance Task Force will present their new toolkit and discuss with participants CCSS implementation from across the country.

Saturday, January 25 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Super Human or Super-Stressed? Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
102 A
Description :

Digital resource curation, STEM support, makerspaces, professional development leadership, transliteracy, 21st century collection development, pedagogical pioneer, learning support, information literacy, and oh, by the way, advocacy so we can keep our jobs. Does the survival of school librarianship demand that we are all things to all people? What is the role of a librarian in an increasingly-digital environment?

10:30am - 12:00pm
School Librarian Evaluation: How Do We Rate? Discussion/Interest group Marriott
Franklin 13
Description :

Library supervisors will discuss school librarian evaluation. The discussion will include information about evaluation models that are designed specifically for librarians. The session will also include information about districts that require the same model to be used for all certified staff and what district supervisors have done to guide evaluators through the use of these models with librarians.

Saturday, January 25 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learning4Life Coordinators Meeting (AASL) Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
121 A
Description :

State school library learning4life coordinators meeting.

Sunday, January 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
National School Library Program of the Year (NSLPY) Award Committee Meeting (AASL) [Closed] Committee meeting Marriott
Room 406
Description :

Members of AASL's NSLPY Award committee will meet.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, January 26 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Joint Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) Committee meeting Pennsylvania Convention Center
118 C
Description :

AASL, ALSC and YALSA Intellectual Freedom Committee member meeting.

Sunday, January 26 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
School Library Research Update (AASL) Discussion/Interest group, News You Can Use Update Pennsylvania Convention Center
201 C
Description :

AASL's Research and Statistics Committee will present and discuss current research in the field.

Sunday, January 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Is There a MOOC in Your Future? Discussion/Interest group Pennsylvania Convention Center
102 A
Description :

MOOCs, Massive Online Open Courses, are often offered free or nominal cost and allow hundred, even thousands, of students easy access to lectures from faculty without registering with the university. What do these mean for the future of education and what should the role of librarians/library educators be in their implementation? A panel and discussion about the many issues surrounding MOOCs in terms of librarian’s support for patrons, support for implementation of MOOCs through resources, technology, and local support groups, the possibilities for offering our content through a MOOC, and opportunities for our own continuing education.