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Great Websites for Kids Post Annual Conference 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 note: Additionally, please upload your report to your ALAConnect committee environment at http://connect.ala.org (and mark the document as public), so that your committee and all ALSC members interested in your committee work may access your report.  If your committee is a professional or book and media award committee, please do not include confidential information in your report.


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 X Annual Conference Report                                             q Midwinter Meeting Report


Name of Committee: Great Websites for Kids


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


Priority Group Consultant: Julie Roach



Committee Chair: _Rachel Fryd & Beth Medley  _ Date: __July 11th, 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, Julie Roach, Claudette McLinn, Sue McLeaf Nespeca



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.  Rachel attended the ALSC instructional roundtables on ways to become more involved with ALSC.




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________                   7/11/11  

Signature of person reporting                                                                 date