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2019 (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award Committee (Association for Library Service to Children) Committee

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Online Doc 2015 Geisel Midwinter Agenda

by Kevin Delecki on Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 05:16 pm

Discussion Geisel Award Committee SEptember 15 Quarterly Report

by Kevin Delecki on Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:17 am

Reporting Period*:

September 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

2015 Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Committee

Priority Group Area *:

Book & Media Awards (PGC V)

Current Chair(s)*:

Kevin Delecki

Reporting Period*:

September 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

2015 Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Committee

Priority Group Area *:

Book & Media Awards (PGC V)

Current Chair(s)*:

Kevin Delecki

Chair's Email*:

kdelecki@gcpl.lib.oh.us

Co-Chair's email (if applicable):

 

Incoming Chair (if known):

 

Committee/Task Force Members*:

Claire Arnold; Lindsay Huth; Jennifer Longee; Sarah Reid; JoAnna Schofield; Sarah Stipptch

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

Work accomplished since last scheduled meeting.*:

Members have been actively seeking books which fit the requirements for the award. They have also been familiarizing themselves with the award criteria, and educating themselves on the manner in which children learn to read.
Members have also been suggesting titles to discuss at the midwinter meeting, and evaluating those titles according to the committee manual.

Summarize discussion, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last meeting.*:

None

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*:

We have begun work on selecting the best beginning reading books for children published in 2014, which will create a list for parents and educators, supporting Objective 5 in Education: Identify and promote the finest in resources (print, nonprint, and emerging formats) and programs for libraries serving children.

Please list other ALSC committees you think you could collaborate with on issues or projects to help further your work::

N/A

Do you have any suggestions for future education topics, publications, or resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? Please be as detailed as possible.:

N/A

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.

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 2015 Geisel Annual Minutes

by Kevin Delecki on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 08:26 am

Event 2015 Geisel Award Committee Meeting II (ALSC)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

The 2015 Geisel Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider titles for the winner and honors (if any) of the 2015 award.

More information about this conference session

Event 2015 Geisel Award Committee Meeting I (ALSC)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

The 2015 Geisel Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider titles for the winner and honors (if any) of the 2015 award.

More information about this conference session

Event 2015 Geisel Award Committee Meeting III (ALSC)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

The 2015 Geisel Committee will be preparing to evaluate and consider titles for the winner and honors (if any) of the 2015 award.

More information about this conference session

Online Doc 2015 Geisel Annual Agenda

by Kevin Delecki on Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 03:47 pm

Online Doc Geisel Award Committee May 15 Quarterly Report

by Kevin Delecki on Mon, May 12, 2014 at 08:14 am

Reporting Period*:

May 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Committee

Priority Group Area *:

Book & Media Awards (PGC V)

Current Chair(s)*:

Kevin Delecki

Reporting Period*:

May 15

Name of Committee or Task Force*:

Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Committee

Priority Group Area *:

Book & Media Awards (PGC V)

Current Chair(s)*:

Kevin Delecki

Chair's Email*:

kdelecki @ gcpl . lib . oh . us

Co-Chair's email (if applicable):

 

Incoming Chair (if known):

 

Committee/Task Force Members*:

Sarah Stippich
Sarah Reid
JoAnna Schofield
Jennifer Longee
Claire Arnold
Lindsay Huth

Work accomplished since last scheduled meeting.*:

March, April, and May Suggestion Lists proposed and compiled. Various discussions between chair and PGC on the eligibility of titles. Basic prep started for the 2014 Annual Meeting

Summarize discussion, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last meeting.*:

No real discussion/decisions (as per the guidelines for award committees). The bulk of the discussions/decisions will take place at ALA Annual in June.

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*:

We have been diligently working to compile the most comprehensive list possible of beginning readers as to have the best resources available to choose the most outstanding beginning reader(s) for this award, to support Objective 5 in Education - identifying and promoting the finest in resources for libraries serving children.

Technology is component of ALSC core competencies. Please describe how your committee has incorporated or adapted technology into the committee work that you do and resources/information you have developed.:

All communication is done through e-mail. Many of the committee members are using electronic methods to track the books they have received, and to rate/review the books.

Please list other ALSC committees you think you could be collaborate with on issues or projects to help further your work::

N/A

Do you have any suggestions for future education topics, publications, or resources (such as toolkits) to be developed based on the committee’s work? Please be as detailed as possible.:

There could always be more publicity brought to the less well-known ALSC awards - through CAL articles, advertising to libraries, posters/publicity, etc.

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.

Has the committee recently reviewed the function statement to ensure it meets the responsibilities of the priority group area and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan? Note: Recommendations should be submitted to Organizations & Bylaws. *:

Yes

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 2015 Geisel Midwinter Minutes

by Kevin Delecki on Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 02:07 pm

Online Doc 2015 Geisel Midwinter Agenda

by Kevin Delecki on Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 03:20 pm

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