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Great Web Sites for Kids 2011 Annual Pre Conference Coversheet & Agenda

Form D.1, Pre-Midwinter Meeting/Annual Conference Agenda Cover Sheet

Note: Submit one copy of this cover sheet with your meeting agenda to the ALSC Executive Director one month prior to Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting. Also submit one copy to the following individuals: your priority group consultant, the ALSC President, and the Vice President/President Elect. Retain one copy to share with committee members. Agendas will be posted on the ALSC website and will be accessible to all ALSC members.

Please check one:
 Annual Conference Agenda  Midwinter Meeting Agenda

Name of Committee: Great Web Sites for Kids

Priority Group Number: 2 Priority Group Consultant: Dr. Claudette S. Mc Linn

Committee Chair: Rachel Fryd and Beth Medley Date: June 26, 2011

Meeting Time(s): Virtual committee – not planning to meet at the Annual Meeting

Meeting Place: N/A

Please include in your agenda a discussion of Committee objectives and a time line, and consider how your Committee’s work helps to further the ALSC Strategic Plan.

Please attach a copy of your agenda to this cover sheet.

Do you wish to appear at a Board meeting at this conference? If so, please indicate preferred time:

Annual Conference Midwinter Meeting
Board I (usually Saturday afternoon) Board I (usually Saturday afternoon)
Board II (usually Tuesday afternoon) Board II (usually Monday afternoon)
Board III (usually Tuesday afternoon)

If you wish to appear before the Board and you have supporting documents, please submit them to the ALSC Executive Director when you submit this agenda, so they can be included in the Board packets sent ahead of time. Thank you.

Rachel Fryd (submitted via email) May 20, 2011
Signature of person reporting date

AGENDA
ALSC/Great Web Sites for Kids
ALA Annual Meeting 2011

AGENDA ITEMS

1. Great Web Sites for Kids is a virtual committee and not planning on meeting at the 2011 ALA Annual Meeting in New Orleans

ALSC STRATEGIC PLAN/OBJECTIVES and TIMELINE
The work of the committee supports the following ALSC Core Organizational Values: Education and Collaboration.

1. Education: Great Web Sites members are constantly evaluating web sites for professional colleagues and the general public.
2. Collaboration: Great Web Sites for Kids continues to collaborate with REFORMA by having a REFORMA member on the GWS committee to evaluate Spanish language web sites.
3. Collaboration: Great Web Sites for Kids committee collaborated on an annotated list of web sites for ALSC President Julie Corsaro’s upcoming Presidents Program at ALA Annual

Because we are a virtual committee all of our work takes place online and via email. Our timeline for 2011:
3/7 – committee members receive URLS of sites for prevote
3/18 – prevote of sites due
3/18 – Site of the Month for April Due
3/25 – each committee member nominates 3-5 sites, due to chairs
4/1 – committee members receive ballot for votes
4/15 – votes due to chair
4/15 – Site of the Month for May Due
4/22 – winning sites notified of their inclusion on GWS
5/6 – committee members receive list of sites to annotate, assign sections and age levels
5/13 – assignments due to chair, committee members receive maintenance assignments
5/17 – Site of the Month for June Due
5/20 – maintenance assignments due to chair
5/27 – chair submits annotations ALSC
6/3 – Chair submits maintanence changes on sites to ALSC
6/3 – committee receives sites submitted by online submission forms to evaluate for prevote
6/16 – Site of the Month for July Due
6/17 – committee submits prevotes to chair
6/24 – committee members submit 3-5 sites to chair
6/30 – post conference report due
7/1 – Ballot for sites sent to committee members
7/15 – Votes to due to chair
7/18 – Site of the Month for August Due
7/22 – winning sites notified
8/5 – winning sites distributed to members for annotation, section assignment and age level
8/12 – annotated sites due back to chairs
8/17 – Site of the Month for September Due
8/26 – Chairs submit annotations to ALSC
9/2 – committee members receive sites from online submission form to evaluate
9/16 – prevotes due
9/16 – Site of the Month for October Due
9/23 – committee members submit 3-5 sites to chair
10/7 – ballot sent to committee members
10/17 – Site of the Month for November Due
10/21 – votes due to chairs
10/28 – winning sites are notified
11/4 – winning sites distributed to members for annotation, section assignment and age level
11/11 – assignments due back to chairs – chairs assign sections of GWS for maintenance
11/16 – Site of the Month for December Due
11/18 – maintenance of GWS assignments due back to chairs
11/25 – chairs submit annotated list of sites and maintanence changes to ALSC
12/19 – Site of the Month for January 2012 Due