Program | Saturday, May 5, 2018

8:30–9:00 AM | Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Networking

9:00–9:15 AM | Welcoming Remarks

Rebecca Miller, Editorial Director, School Library Journal & Library Journal
Dr. Michelle H. Martin, Beverly Cleary Endowed Professor for Children & Youth Services, University of Washington iSchool

9:15–10:00 AM | Opening Keynote: Can I Play Too?: A Systems Approach to School Library Advocacy

Jonathan Hunt, Lead Coordinator of Library Media Services, San Diego County Office of Education

10:15–11:05 AM | Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Advocacy: Navigating the Legislative Process
    Carolyn Logue, CA Logue Public Affairs
     
  • Community Engagement: Equity Frameworks and First Steps
    Rekha Kuver, Youth and Family Library Services Manager, Seattle Public Library
     
  • Creating the 21st-Century Learning Environment
    Suzanna L. Panter, Program Manager for School Libraries, Tacoma Public Schools (WA)
     
  • Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s and Young Adult Literature to Have Tough Conversations About Diversity
    Dr. Michelle H. Martin, Beverly Cleary Endowed Professor for Children & Youth Services, University of Washington iSchool
    J. Elizabeth Mills, PhD Candidate, University of Washington iSchool

11:05–11:20 AM | Break

11:20–11:50 AM | Keynote: The (Brain) Science of Making

Conn McQuinn, Consultant, McQuinnable Educational Services

11:50 AM–12:20 PM | Food Literacy: Promoting Better Community through Food

June Jo Lee, Cofounder and Publisher, Readers to Eaters
Philip Lee, Cofounder and Publisher, Readers to Eaters

12:20–1:30 PM | Luncheon Table Talks

1:30–2:20 PM | Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children’s and Young Adult Literature to Have Tough Conversations About Diversity
    Dr. Michelle H. Martin, Beverly Cleary Endowed Professor for Children & Youth Services, University of Washington iSchool
    J. Elizabeth Mills, PhD Candidate, University of Washington iSchool
     
  • Instructional Leadership — It’s What We Do: Lessons from Future Ready
    Jen Blair, District Librarian, Beaverton School District (OR)
    Jenny Takeda, District Librarian, Beaverton School District (OR)
     
  • Fake News, Media Literacy, and Finding the Truth Within “Truthiness”
    Len Bryan, District Media Specialist, Hillsboro School District (OR)
     
  • Test It, Touch It, Make It: Tech Playground
    Juan Rubio, Digital Media and Learning Program Manager, Seattle Public Library

2:30–3:20 PM | Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Creating a Social Media Presence
    Jennifer LaGarde, AKA Library Girl
     
  • Creating a Collaborative Learning Space On Any Budget
    TuesD Chambers, Teacher-Librarian, Seattle Public Schools
    Steve Lent, Library & Instructional Technology Teacher, Beaverton School District (OR)
    Craig Seasholes, Teacher-Librarian, Seattle Public Schools
     
  • Fake News, Media Literacy, and Finding the Truth Within “Truthiness”
    Len Bryan, District Media Specialist, Hillsboro School District (OR)
     
  • Inspiring Curiosity through Inquiry-Based Learning
    Colette Cassinelli, Librarian and Instructional Technology Teacher, Beaverton School District (OR)

3:20–3:35 PM | Break

3:35–4:05 PM | Fast-Learning: Makerspaces

  • Baker’s Makers
    Kristin Sierra, Teacher-Librarian, Tacoma Public Schools (WA)
     
  • Apollo Press Student Publishing Center
    Colette Cassinelli, Librarian and Instructional Technology Teacher, Beaverton School District
     
  • The Innovation Library
    Dawn Guildner, Innovation Strategist, Beaverton School District (OR)

4:05–4:25 PM | Smack Down: Professional Development You Can Do!

Take the mic for a minute or two and share some of the successful formal or informal professional development you have delivered to your community.
 
Craig Seasholes, Teacher-Librarian, Seattle Public Schools

4:25–4:55 PM | Closing Keynote: Becoming a Library Warrior

Jennifer LaGarde, AKA Library Girl

4:55–5:00 PM | Closing Remarks


 
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