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Online Doc 2018 Geisel Award Committee Quarterly Report December 2017

by Sandra Imdieke on Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 12:13 pm

 

 

Reporting Period*: December 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: 2018 Geisel Award Committee
Priority Group Area *: Book & Media Awards (PGC V)
Current Chair*: Sandra Imdieke
Chair's Email*: simdieke@nmu.edu
Incoming Chair (if known):  
Committee Members (names only)*: Committee Members (names only)*: Meagan Albright
Kate Capps
Renee M. Christiansen
Rachee Fagg
Sylvie Juliet Shaffer
Joy Feldman
Per the Division Leadership Manual, the committee is expected to annually review its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan. When did you last review it with your committee? Note: Recommendations for changes should be submitted to Organization & Bylaws. : September 15 Reporting Period
Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last report. Please remember not to include confidential or sensitive information.*: Members are reviewing and evaluating titles for the award. The chair has compiled the suggestions anonymously in a document which has been returned to committee members, and the nomination process has begun. The committee is preparing for our selection meetings at MW.
The Awards and Notab.../Diversity & Inclusion:  
The Awards and Notab.../Advocacy:  
The Awards and Notab.../Learning & Development:  
Please describe activities you would like to pursue for future education topics, publications, or online resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? What are the next steps you have set to accomplish this? What assistance do you need in taking this forward? Please be as detailed as possible.:  
If you could recommend a research topic, pertaining to the realm of your committee’s work, to an academic colleague, what would you request s/he research and why? (In other words, what gaps in research do you see in this particular area so that ALSC can share with the Association for Library and Information Science Educators and/or help develop ALSC's own research agenda?):  
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: Saving emails in folder to forward to next chair.
Has the committee recently reviewed its most recent procedural manual?*: No
If yes, are there any points that need to be added, deleted, or clarified? Have you come across a new example that your recommend be added to the Expanded Definitions and Examples section? If so, please report here briefly the sections you will be editing; make your recommendations with Track Changes directly in a Word document version of the manual, and forward it to your PGC, Awards Coordinator, and Executive Director.:  
Are there changes to the committee’s definitions, procedures or process you’d like to bring before the ALSC Board? Please consult with your PGC on next steps, and whether you should submit a Board Action request form. *: No

 

 

 

 

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Online Doc 2018 Geisel Award Committee Annual 2017 Minutes

by Sandra Imdieke on Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 02:11 pm

2018 Geisel Award Committee Meeting

ALA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Palmer House, Cresthill Room

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

8:30-10:30 AM

 

Welcome and Introductions

 

Discussion on overall process thus far

  1. Use of databases for organization
  2. Methods used for reading and taking notes
  3. Methods used for finding books not submitted by publishers

 

Discussion about terms, criteria, definitions, and eligibility

 

2018 Geisel Award Committee Meeting

ALA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Palmer House, Cresthill Room

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

8:30-10:30 AM

 

Welcome and Introductions

 

Discussion on overall process thus far

  1. Use of databases for organization
  2. Methods used for reading and taking notes
  3. Methods used for finding books not submitted by publishers

 

Discussion about terms, criteria, definitions, and eligibility

 

Practice Book Discussion

  1. Committee established and practiced a method for discussing books using award criteria.

 

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

4:30-6:00 PM

 

 

Practice Book Discussions continued

 

 

 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

8:15-10:00 AM

 

Discussion of procedures for the remainder of the year

  1. Review of upcoming dates
  2. Review of suggestion and nomination procedures
  3. Discussion of what to expect at Midwinter ALA/Denver/February 8-12, 2018

Meeting was adjourned

 

Respectfully submitted,

Kate Capps

7/2/17

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Online Doc 2018 Geisel Award Committee Annual 2017 Agenda

by Sandra Imdieke on Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 12:36 pm

 

2018 Geisel Award Committee Meeting

ALA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Palmer House, Cresthill Room

 

AGENDA

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

 

 

2018 Geisel Award Committee Meeting

ALA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Palmer House, Cresthill Room

 

AGENDA

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

 

  1. Welcome and introductions (Think about sharing something good and new about yourself as we continue to get to know each other.)
  2. Discussion about the overall process thus far
  3. Discussion of terms, criteria and definitions
    1. Eligibility
  4. Practice book discussions

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

 

  1. Practice book discussions

 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

 

  1. Discussion of procedures for remainder of the year
    1. Nomination process
    2. Midwinter meeting
  2. Practice book discussions

 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

 

  1. Practice book discussions, if needed
  2. Adjourn

 

 

 

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Online Doc 2018 Geisel Award Committee Midwinter 2017 Minutes

by Sandra Imdieke on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 07:55 am

2018 Geisel Award Committee Meeting NOTES

ALA Midwinter Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Sunday, January 22, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

Marriott Marquis L403

 

Attendees: Sandy Imdieke, Chair; Sylvie Shaffer, Member; Meagan Albright, Member; Kate Capps, Member; Renee Christiansen, Member. Absent: Rachee Fagg, Member.

 

Welcome and introductions

 

Review of Committee Charge

 

Our Roles and Responsibilities as Committee Members

2018 Geisel Award Committee Meeting NOTES

ALA Midwinter Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Sunday, January 22, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

Marriott Marquis L403

 

Attendees: Sandy Imdieke, Chair; Sylvie Shaffer, Member; Meagan Albright, Member; Kate Capps, Member; Renee Christiansen, Member. Absent: Rachee Fagg, Member.

 

Welcome and introductions

 

Review of Committee Charge

 

Our Roles and Responsibilities as Committee Members

            Discussion of manual topics such as confidentiality, eligibility and conflict of interest.

 

Priority Consultant K.T. Horning spoke to us about her role.

3 Parts that K.T. works with us:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Conflict of interest
  3. Confidentiality

 

Discussion continued regarding communications, notetaking, the calendar, and what to expect in upcoming meetings.

 

Committee members presented former Geisel winners, describing which criteria best reflected the qualities of the book.

 

 

Meeting adjourned, 4 pm.

 

Notes respectfully submitted, Renee Christiansen

January 30, 2017

 

 

 

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Online Doc 2018 Geisel Award Committee Quarterly Report February 2017

by Sandra Imdieke on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 07:54 am

 

Reporting Period*:

February 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

2018 Geisel Award Committee

Priority Group Area *:

Book & Media Awards (PGC V)

Current Chair*:

Sandra Imdieke

 

Reporting Period*:

February 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

2018 Geisel Award Committee

Priority Group Area *:

Book & Media Awards (PGC V)

Current Chair*:

Sandra Imdieke

Chair's Email*:

simdieke@nmu.edu

Incoming Chair (if known):

 

Committee Members (names only)*:

Sandra J. Imdieke
Meagan Albright
Kate Capps
Renee M. Christiansen
Rachee Fagg
Sylvie Juliet Shaffer

Per the Division Leadership Manual, the committee is expected to annually review its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan. When did you last review it with your committee? Note: Recommendations for changes should be submitted to Organization & Bylaws. :

February 15 Reporting Period

Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last report. Please remember not to include confidential or sensitive information.*:

Five of the seven members attended the 2017 Midwinter Meeting. The committee charge and other aspects of the manual were discussed. The calendar was reviewed.

The Awards and Notab.../Advocacy:

 

The Awards and Notab.../Education:

 

The Awards and Notab.../Access to Library Services:

 

Please describe activities you would like to pursue for future education topics, publications, or online resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? What are the next steps you have set to accomplish this? What assistance do you need in taking this forward? Please be as detailed as possible.:

 

If you could recommend a research topic, pertaining to the realm of your committee’s work, to an academic colleague, what would you request s/he research and why? (In other words, what gaps in research do you see in this particular area so that ALSC can share with the Association for Library and Information Science Educators and/or help develop ALSC's own research agenda?):

 

When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*:

Posting minutes in committee's ALA Connect space., Saving emails in folder to forward to next chair.

Has the committee recently reviewed its most recent procedural manual?*:

Yes

If yes, are there any points that need to be added, deleted, or clarified? Have you come across a new example that your recommend be added to the Expanded Definitions and Examples section? If so, please report here briefly the sections you will be editing; make your recommendations with Track Changes directly in a Word document version of the manual, and forward it to your PGC, Awards Coordinator, and Executive Director.:

One member felt more current early literacy/reading research on the list of suggested readings would strengthen the manual. I will be following up with a request to the committee to send me citations for any research they recommend for inclusion.

Are there changes to the committee’s definitions, procedures or process you’d like to bring before the ALSC Board? Please consult with your PGC on next steps, and whether you should submit a Board Action request form. *:

No

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Online Doc 2016 Geisel Committee Midwinter Meeting Agenda

by Amanda Foulk on Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 03:30 pm

Online Doc 2016 Geisel Committee Quarterly Report - December 2015

by Amanda Foulk on Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 02:53 pm
Reporting Period*: December 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: 2016 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Committee
Reporting Period*: December 15
Name of Committee or Task Force*: 2016 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Committee
Priority Group Area *: Book & Media Awards (PGC V)
Current Chair(s)*: Amanda Foulk
Chair's Email*: asfoulk@gmail.com
Co-Chair's email (if applicable):  
Incoming Chair (if known):  
Committee/Task Force Members*: Elizabeth Basile
Amy Seto Forrester
Jenna Friebel
A. Charlene McKenzie
Katya Schapiro
Misti Tidman
Has the committee recently reviewed its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan? Note: Recommendations should be submitted to Organizations & Bylaws. *: Yes
Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last meeting.*: Members have been suggesting titles monthly. In October and December 2013, each member nominated three titles. The list of nominated and suggested titles has been submitted to the ALSC Awards coordinator in preparation for the Midwinter meeting in Boston. Since the previous report, Amanda Foulk has been appointed as chair and Elizabeth Basile has been appointed as member. As we move forward, all committee members will re-read, take notes, and prepare for our discussion in January. In the next few weeks, the chair will prepare the agenda/schedule for our meetings at Midwinter and assign each member books to introduce at the discussion. The committee will resolve any concerns about eligibility before January. We're looking forward to our discussion.
Please describe the activities or resources the committee has created since the last report that have specifically supported and furthered ALSC’s Strategic Plan? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/stratplan*: Our committee supports Goal Area Education, Objective 5, to identify and promote the finest resources for children. The committee has been identifying eligible titles, evaluating them, and suggesting and nominating the strongest contenders for the award, as well as engaging in activities that promote ALSC awards and the Geisel Award specifically.
Please list other ALSC committees you think you could collaborate with on issues or projects to help further your work::  
Please list any suggestions you have for future education topics, publications, or online resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? Please be as detailed as possible.:  
If you are a virtual committee or task force, what is your primary method for holding meetings or communicating?:  
When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: Saving emails in folder to forward to next chair., CCing the Priority Group Liason and ALSC Awards Coordinator
For non book and media award chairs- Did you attend or watch the online committee/task force orientation? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms (Award/Notable chairs attend a face-to-face orientation).*: Not applicable (Book or Media Award/Notable chair)
If you are the chair of a virtual committee/task force, have you reviewed the resources available in the Best Practices for Virtual Committee Work wiki? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms*: Not applicable (primarily meet face-to-face)
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Online Doc 2016 Geisel Committee Annual Meeting Minutes

by Robin Smith on Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 03:36 pm

Annual Meetings of 2016 Geisel Committee

San Francisco

 

Members present:

Robin Smith, Charlene McKenzie, Amanda Foulk, Amy Seto Forrester, Jenna Freibel, Katya Schapiro, Misti Tidman

 

Saturday Morning, June 27, 2015

 

Annual Meetings of 2016 Geisel Committee

San Francisco

 

Members present:

Robin Smith, Charlene McKenzie, Amanda Foulk, Amy Seto Forrester, Jenna Freibel, Katya Schapiro, Misti Tidman

 

Saturday Morning, June 27, 2015

 

  • Introductions
  • Amy Seto Forrester volunteered to take minutes
  • What to expect from our meetings here at Annual 2015
  • How to prepare and what to expect in Boston for Midwinter 2016
  • Brief orientation of the discussion process—

review of the CCBC guidelines for discussion

 

  • Tools/Resources for evaluation and discussion
  • Reviewed award criteria
  • Kevin Delecki, chair of the 2015 Geisel committee spoke with our group. He had asked his committee to share what they wished they knew earlier rather than later in the process. He shared the various ways his committee members had observed children interacting with the books and how they recorded both their adult reactions and the children’s reactions to the books.
  • Book discussion!

 

Saturday Afternoon

  • Book discussion!

 

Sunday Morning

  • Meeting canceled

 

Sunday Afternoon

  • Book discussion! 

 

Schedule from now until Midwinter:

 

Tuesday, August 4                   Suggestions due

Tuesday, September 1              Suggestions due

Tuesday, October 6                  Suggestions due

Tuesday, October 13                First Nominations due

Tuesday, November 3               Suggestions due

Tuesday, December 8             Final Round of Nominations due

Tuesday, December 15             Final chance for suggestions

Thursday, January 7                 Committee Dinner in Boston, MA

Friday, January 8                     Closed discussion and deliberations 

Saturday, January 9                    Closed discussion and deliberations 

Sunday, January 10                     Final decision due by 10 am

 

 

 

 

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Event 2016 Geisel Award Committee Meeting II (ALSC)

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The 2016 Geisel Award Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider titles for the winner and honors (if any) of the 2014 award

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