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Great Websites for Kids RE: Post-Midwinter Meeting Conference Committee Report


Form D.2, Post-Midwinter Meeting/Annual Conference Committee Report

NOTE: Please use this form during conference to take notes. Submit one copy of the completed report (electronically) to the ALSC Executive Director, your priority group consultant, President, and Vice-President/ President Elect within three weeks of the end of the conference.  

Please check one:

q Annual Conference Report                                                X Midwinter Meeting Report


Name of Committee: Great Websites for Kids


Priority Group Area and Number: Evaluation of Media – Priority Group II


Priority Group Consultant: Dr. Claudette S. McLinn

Committee Chair: _Rachel Fryd & Beth Medley  _ Date: __January 29, 2011_

Members Attending:


Rachel Fryd


Members Absent: (Please note any unexcused absences regarding meeting attendance in a separate email to the ALSC President, ALSC Executive Director, and your Priority Group Consultant; please also note that media evaluation and award committee attendance is mandatory during both the Annual Conference following the first Midwinter and the Midwinter Meeting at which the selections are made):


Virtual Committee, no other present members



Spoke with Thom Bartlemess, Claudette McLinn and Sandy Imdieke


Summarize Committee discussion, any decisions reached, and follow-up action needed, including suggestions for future programs or publications based on the committee’s work.


Rachel Fryd attended ALSC Awards and Notables Committee Chair Orientation Training  and ALSC Division Leadership meeting – talked about ALSC 2012-2017 Strategic Planning Feedback that Priority Chairs need from committee members.


How did the Committee’s activities since the last conference and during this conference helped to achieve your objectives and meet the timetable set by the Committee?


 Since this is a virtual committee, most of the work to further ALSC’s Strategic Plan was done online over the past year.  


How have the Committee’s activities since the last conference support and further ALSC’s Strategic Plan? Specifically, after each relevant goal area and objective below, describe how your activities contributed to the strategic plan.


Since this is a virtual committee, most of the work to further ALSC’s Strategic Plan will be done online over the next year.  


What problems did you encounter? What were the highlights of the committee meeting(s)?


I didn’t encounter any problems.  The highlight was meeting Claudette and Sandy in person and having the opportunity to ask questions.


What are your objectives and timetable for work to do between now and the next conference?


We plan to meet virtually over email and both nominate and vote on new Great Websites for Kids and to continue to maintain the current page.


If you have recommendations for changes in your committee structure or charge, please describe in detail by filling out a Form K.  Submit the completed form to the ALSC President, Priority Group Consultant, Organization and Bylaws co-chairs, and ALSC Executive Director.


If you have any committee activity or issues that require Board action, please complete a Board of Directors Action Form.




____Rachel Fryd________                   1/29/11  

Signature of person reporting                     date