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Discussion 2015 Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Committee May 15 Report

by Kevin Delecki on Fri, May 15, 2015 at 12:31 pm

Reporting Period*:

May 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*:

May 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):

Robin Smith

Committee/Task Force Members*:

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

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. *:

No

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

Promoted the award and its recipients to patrons and other interested parties.

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*:

Within the Education objective, we helped identify and promote the best in resources for children.

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

N/A

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.:

N/A

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?):

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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Discussion 2015 Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Committee February 15 Report

by Kevin Delecki on Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 03:20 pm

Reporting Period*:

February 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*:

February 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):

Robin Smith

Committee/Task Force Members*:

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

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. *:

No

Work accomplished since last scheduled meeting.*:

Selected the 2015 Geisel Award Winning book and two honor books

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

Discussion at the Midwinter conference centering around choosing the award winners

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*:

Within the Education objective, we helped identify and promote the best in resources for 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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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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Discussion Final Form D.2 and 2012 Annual Meeting Notes

by Carla Morris on Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 12:28 pm

Form D.2 

2012 Annual ALA Meeting Notes (Anaheim meetings)

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

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