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Online Doc 2014-09 GLBTRT Executive Board Meeting Agenda

by Melody Townley on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 06:50 pm
in GLBTRT Executive Board (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table)

2014-09 Executive Board Meeting Agenda

September 22nd, 2014, 6 pm CST

Location: Conference Call

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1. Call to Order

Action: The meeting will be called to order.

2014-09 Executive Board Meeting Agenda

September 22nd, 2014, 6 pm CST

Location: Conference Call

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1. Call to Order

Action: The meeting will be called to order.

Item Facilitator: Ann Symons

Vote: n/a

2. Introductions

Action: Callers present should introduce themselves.

Item Facilitator: Ann Symons

Vote: n/a

3. Approval of Agenda

Action: Approve agenda for September 2014 meeting.

Item Facilitator: Ann Symons

Vote: Yes

Background Information: http://connect.ala.org/node/228740

4. Approval of Previous Board Meeting Minutes (5 mins)

Action: Approve minutes from August 2014 Executive Board Meeting.

Item Facilitator: Melody Townley

Vote: n/a

Background Information: http://connect.ala.org/node/228739  

5. Treasurer's Report (5 mins)

Action: Update & Discussion

Item Facilitator: Dale McNeill

Vote: n/a

Supporting Information:  Dale received the financial reports from ALA that go through the end of July. In large part due to $13,865 donated in July (thanks to the challenge issued by Larry Romans) the balance of the fund as of July 31, 2014, was $203,043.

See the full report here: http://connect.ala.org/node/228567

6. Charge for Fundraising Committee (15 mins)

Action: Motion to adopt a charge for the GLBTRT Fundraising Committee

Item Facilitator: Bylaws Committee and Larry Romans

Vote: Yes

Supporting Information: The draft charge for this committee was not adopted at the board meeting during 2013 Annual Conference because it didn't mention planned giving.

    • The charge       language posed at that meeting is located here: 
  • The meeting minutes for 2013 are located here:
    http://connect.ala.org/node/208501
  • New proposed draft charge: “Identifies and solicits funds from sources, other than member dues, to increase the long term investment fund for the Stonewall Book Awards and to fund other initiatives as set forth by the GLBTRT Board. Develops and implements a fundraising plan to encourage more GLBTRT members and others to donate.  Develops a list of potential individual, corporate, and foundation donors. Plans and implements planned giving, sponsorships, projects, and other fund raisers, Coordinates with the GLBTRT Treasurer and the ALA Development Office.”

7. GLBTRT Board Meeting Norms Proposal (15 mins)

Action: Motion to adopt the below meeting document as board procedure.

Item Facilitator: David Vess

Vote: Yes

Supporting InformationDRAFT GLBTRT Board Meeting Norms Document [Word Document, 2 Pages]

During June 13 board meeting, the board: 1. Wasn't sure if all the language was needed.  2. Brainstormed about where these procedures would be placed.  The GLBTRT Leadership Responsibilities document was one suggestion.  Board decided this was an item for the Sept 2014 Conference Call.

8. Web Site Updates & Marketing Proposal (15 mins)

Action: Motion to enlist ALA design services to create custom branding for the GLBTRT website and create feature slides for use on the round table home page.  (David and David recommend priority be given to the slides.)

Item Facilitator: David Isaak, GLBTRT Web Cmte Chair & David Vess

Vote: Yes

Supporting Information:

    • Examples: Look       at any of the ALA division sites. They have their own header and color       palette.
    • Costs:
      •   
      • Design of up        to 6 feature slides for website: $400-500
      •   

      • Design of        custom header for website and color scheme $400-500
      •   

      • List of        potential slides to be developed: Book Awards; Elections; Committee        Volunteering; Professional Resources Page; News site; Reviews site; OTR        site; Rainbow Site;
      •   

      • If there is a        concern with costs, I think it’s worth it to have professionally        developed feature slides done first. We could live without a new website        heading and color changes.

9. Pride Parade Update (15 mins)

Action: Update & Discussion

Item Facilitator: Ann Symons

Vote: n/a

Supporting Information: Message from Paul Graller:  “Sunday will be a challenge.  I have no problem with ticketing, t-shirts, waivers, etc. We are waiting for SFPL to determine how many people they can accommodate so we can set a top level for the ticketing system.  They are seeing how many vehicles they can get and think they can get appropriate numbers of ‘monitors’.”

10. Announcements

Action: Update & Discussion

Item Facilitator: Any

Vote: n/a

Change to Executive Session

11. Emerging Leaders (15 mins)

Action: Update & Discussion

Item Facilitator: Ann Symons

Vote: n/a

Supporting Information:  The executive board will move into executive session to discuss the Emerging Leader candidates and decide upon candidate names to be sent to Beatrice Calvin, ALA Emerging Leaders program.

12. Adjournment

Action: The meeting will be adjourned.

Item Facilitator: Ann Symons

Vote: n/a

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Event Robin Ewing

by Sarah Hammill on Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 05:01 pm
in IAmRUSA

IAmRUSA Interviewee for the Week of September 22nd is

Robin Ewing

Ask her a question!

Online Doc 2014-9-15 Strategic Planning Committee virtual monthly meeting minutes

by Sandra Hawes on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 04:26 pm
in ACRL DLS (Distance Learning Section)

The Strategic Planning Committee met virtually on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Minutes of the meeting are attached. Questions? Please contact Sandy Hawes, sandra.hawes at saintleo.edu.

Discussion Webinar on AASL Planning Guide

by Mary Keeling on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 04:10 pm
in AASL SPVS (Supervisors Section)

Dear Fellow Supervisors,
This coming Thursday, September 25, at 6:00 p.m. Central Time, I will be facilitating a webinar on behalf of AASL on A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners. While all members of the profession will benefit from the overview of the Planning Guide I’ll present during “AASL Planning Guide: A Framework for Professional Growth,” the webinar is focused on the questions we face as library supervisors:

Dear Fellow Supervisors,
This coming Thursday, September 25, at 6:00 p.m. Central Time, I will be facilitating a webinar on behalf of AASL on A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners. While all members of the profession will benefit from the overview of the Planning Guide I’ll present during “AASL Planning Guide: A Framework for Professional Growth,” the webinar is focused on the questions we face as library supervisors:

  • How does a district library supervisor facilitate job-embedded learning?
  • What are some proven elements of professional development that deliver result

I’ll look at evidence of practice, peer coaching, and reflective questions that you can use to support your librarians as they use the Planning Guide.  Please consider joining me on Thursday. You can register for this complimentary webinar at www.ala.org/aasl/ecollab/upcoming<>.< />

Additionally, the webinar previews content I will deliver as part of an all new AASL eAcademy course designed specifically for school library supervisors – “ AASL Planning Guide: Empowering Infinite Options for Personalized Professional Growth.” Taking place next February and spread out over four weeks, participants will examine the structure of the Planning Guide, learn strategies for designing professional development, identify coaching questions to support professional reflection, and begin to plan a year of professional development modules using the evidence collected. A one year subscription to the Planning Guide module will be included with registration to the eAcademy Course. Participants will also receive a 15% discount on two or more new subscription purchases in the year following course completion.  More information on the course, including registration, is on the AASL website at www.ala.org/aasl/learning/eacademy/planning-guide<>.< />

I hope you will join me and your colleagues for one or both of these continuing education courses. As you know, AASL recently adopted a new mission statement: The American Association of School Librarians empowers leaders to transform teaching and learning. As supervisors, we stand in a critical position to support this mission statement and guide our school librarians as they transform the future of education.

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Online Doc Committee Goals 2014-2015

by Colleen Seale on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 03:37 pm
in RUSA RSS Communication and Teaching at the Point of Need Committee

Our initial plans are to carry on work started last year with the distribution of a survey to gather information to aid in planning programs, discussion forums, and professional development opportunities. Once survey results have been gathered and analyzed, the committee will brainstorm activities to implement over the coming year.

 

Online Doc Roster 2014-2015

by Colleen Seale on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 03:36 pm
in RUSA RSS Communication and Teaching at the Point of Need Committee

Yvette C. May

ymay@bcpl.net

Member

Mr. Edward C. O'Donnell

edward.odonnell@umuc.edu

Yvette C. May

ymay@bcpl.net

Member

Mr. Edward C. O'Donnell

edward.odonnell@umuc.edu

Member

Shannon Ritchie

sgr1@psu.edu

Member

Elizabeth Kocevar-Weidinger

ekocevarweidinger@gmail.com

Member

Colleen Seale

cwseale@uflib.ufl.edu

Chair

Jessica Hagman

hagman@ohio.edu

Member

Patricia Southard Greenstein

southard@gwu.edu

Member

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Discussion Lilead Fellows Applications due October 13 (Webinar Q&A posted)

by Jeffrey DiScala on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 03:22 pm
in AASL SPVS (Supervisors Section)

The Lilead Fellows Program, a long-term professional development opportunity for school district library supervisors, is accepting applications through October 13th. Fellows in the program will work with other supervisors and mentors on real world problems while receiving training and professional development, beginning in Jan 2015.

The Lilead Fellows Program, a long-term professional development opportunity for school district library supervisors, is accepting applications through October 13th. Fellows in the program will work with other supervisors and mentors on real world problems while receiving training and professional development, beginning in Jan 2015. Fellows will receive a travel stipend to conferences, boarding at three face-to-face meetings, and a tablet computer.
 
The Lilead Project team held a webinar on Sept 17th, giving people the opportunity to ask some questions.Take a look at the archived webinar. If you have any questions about the program or the application, please send them to lileadproject@gmail.com. An application for the program is attached.
 
The Lilead Fellows Program is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Studies (IMLS) and the University of Maryland. Visit our website  and follow us on Twitter for more information about the Lilead Project.
 
Thank you!

 
-- 
Jeffrey DiScala
Co-Principal Investigator
The Lilead Project
PhD Candidate
iSchool, University of Maryland
jeffdiscala@gmail.comdiscala@umd.edu

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Discussion Media Coverage of Red Hook's Community Conversation

by Erica Freudenberger on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 12:24 pm
in Libraries Transforming Communities Public Innovators Cohort

Dear All,

The last Community Conversation we did ran into a couple of obstacles. The group who had agreed to partner with us (Red Hook Community Arts Network) forgot about it and no one showed up to let us into the gallery. We decided, even though we know it's not the best idea, to move the conversation to the library.

A reporter happened to be on hand, and this was his take on the experience. (This Community Conversation was led by Olivia, our intern from Bard College).

Dear All,

The last Community Conversation we did ran into a couple of obstacles. The group who had agreed to partner with us (Red Hook Community Arts Network) forgot about it and no one showed up to let us into the gallery. We decided, even though we know it's not the best idea, to move the conversation to the library.

A reporter happened to be on hand, and this was his take on the experience. (This Community Conversation was led by Olivia, our intern from Bard College).

http://www.columbiagreenemedia.com/river_chronicle/article_424b422c-378c-11e4-b19e-0019bb2963f4.html

It was interesting to see what he took away from the conversation.

Best regards,

Erica

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Discussion FYI -- Tracking the #BannedBooksWeek hashtag across platforms

by Valerie Hawkins (staff) on Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 12:26 pm
in Social Media Working Group (ALA Staff)

Plus I posted these messages on their respective ALA platforms, as a way to remind/inform others about the hashtag itself. Maybe we'll get to trending nationally this year. Good luck!

Follow the ‪#‎BannedBooksWeek‬ hashtag on Facebook!
Direct link: https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/bannedbooksweek

Follow the ‪#‎BannedBooksWeek‬ hashtag on Twitter!
Direct link: https://twitter.com/hashtag/BannedBooksWeek

Plus I posted these messages on their respective ALA platforms, as a way to remind/inform others about the hashtag itself. Maybe we'll get to trending nationally this year. Good luck!

Follow the ‪#‎BannedBooksWeek‬ hashtag on Facebook!
Direct link: https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/bannedbooksweek

Follow the ‪#‎BannedBooksWeek‬ hashtag on Twitter!
Direct link: https://twitter.com/hashtag/BannedBooksWeek

Follow the ‪#‎BannedBooksWeek‬ hashtag on Google Plus!
Direct link: https://plus.google.com/u/0/explore/BannedBooksWeek

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