2017 Summer Institute Conference Info

On-site wifi sponsored by our friends at Capstone!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

  • GLMA Board Meeting: 4:00pm-6:00pm (all members welcome)
  • President’s Reception: 6:00pm-8:00pm, Executive Suite
    • Come join us to meet AASL President Audrey Church
    • Wine and hors d’oeuvres served
    • Generously sponsored by our friends at Rourke Educational Media

Monday, June 12, 2017

  • Registration and Exhibit Visitation 7:00am-8:30am
    • Continental breakfast served in the lobby
  • Library Media Specialist of the Year Presentation & Exemplary Media Program Presentations
    • 8:30am-9:00am
    • Michelle Easley, Jennifer Helfrich, and Holly Frilot
  • Keynote Address: AASL President Audrey Church
    • 9:00am-10:00am
    • Sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
  • Exhibit visitation and refreshment break 10:00am-10:30am
    • Generously sponsored by our friends at Georgia Specialty Equipment
  • Workshop 1 – 10:30am-12:00pm
    • Curating Open Ed Resources #GoOpen (Angela Baker)
    • Getting the Most from GALILEO: The Media Center, the Classroom, and Beyond (Russell Palmer)
    • Grant Writing & Grant Management for Researchers, Searchers, & Knowledge Seekers (Danny Blitch)
    • Public Library-Public School Library Liaisons (Wendy Cornelison & Elaine Black)
    • Trash to Treasure: Creating Wearable Accessories from Defunct Technology (Linda Martin)
  • Lunch – 12:00pm-1:15pm
    • Your lunch is included with your conference registration
  • Workshop 2 – 1:15pm-2:45pm
    • Same offerings as listed above in Workshop 1
  • Exhibit visitation and refreshment break 2:45pm-3:15pm
    • Generously sponsored by our friends at Georgia Specialty Equipment
  • Concurrent Session 1 – 3:15pm-4:05pm
    • School Librarians Transform Student Learning (Audrey Church)
    • Current Toy Crazes in the Media Center (Beth Finnegan)
    • App Smashing for the 21st Century Classroom using Seesaw Digital Portfolio (Shelley Sheldon)
    • TRL: Not Just for Teachers! (Donita Hinckley)
  • GLMA Think Factory – 4:15pm-5:15pm
    • Media Coordinators and District Leaders are invited to meet with GLMA President Michelle Easley
  • After dinner by the pool – 7:00pm-9:00pm
    • Grab your preferred beverage and join us at the pool for some informal fun and fellowship!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

  • Registration and exhibit visitation – 7:30am-8:30am
    • Continental breakfast served in the lobby
  • GALILEO UPDATE GLMA GLMA 2017 Getting the Most from GALILEO  – 8:30am-8:45am (Russell Palmer)
  • Concurrent Session 2 – 8:45am-9:35am
    • Picture Books as Learning Resources: From Pre-K to Middle School (Jennifer Luetkemeyer)
    • Wild About Research (Heather Montgomery)
    • Unboxing Knowledge with Breakout EDU in Your Library (Sue Levine & Tonja Felton
    • Promotion & Advocacy for Media Programs through Twitter (Ge-Anne Bolhuis)
    • Put It Into High Gear – PBL in the Media Center (Kathy Schmidt)
  • Concurrent Session 3 – 9:40am-10:30am
    • Engaged Readers are Future Ready! (Dr. Annette Smith)
    • Let It Flow (Kristen Deuschle)
    • Don’t Get Duped! Using Animal Cheats & Deceits to Teach Critical Thinking (Heather Montgomery)
    • Personalized Learning? It’s a Library Thing! (Leah Martin & Beth Miller)
    • 5th Grade Career Portfolios (Eden Clark)
  • Exhibit visitation and refreshment break
    • Generously sponsored by our friends at Georgia Specialty Equipment
  • Concurrent Session 4 – 11:00am-11:50am
    • Digital Citizenship through Design Thinking? Yes! And Here’s How! (Leeann Denham)
    • School Librarian/Teacher Instructional Partnerships: Information Literacy Lessons Along with Great Grant Ideas (Dr. Phyllis Snipes)
    • Escape the Ordinary: Using Digital Breakout EDU to Engage Students (Jennifer Lewis & Stephanie Gauthia)
    • Make Your Tech Coaching Count! (Leigha Burnham)
    • Fake? Or Alternative Facts? (Robbie Barber)
  • Lunch – 12:00pm-1:15pm
    • Your lunch is included with your conference registration
  • Concurrent Session 5 – 1:20pm-2:10pm
    • A Patchwork Reading Program (Beth Miller)
    • Increase Collaboration through a Future Ready Cross-Curricular Book Club (Tiffany Davis)
    • Set Sail with Seesaw (Stephanie Gauthia & Jennifer Lewis)
    • The Peach Books Go Digital (Dr. Janie Cowan)
  • Exhibitor breakdown – 1:30pm-3:30pm
    • Please plan your visits so you don’t miss your opportunity to chat with our vendor friends!
  • Closing Keynote: Carmen Agra Deedy
    • Generously sponsored by our friends at Scholastic!

Summer Institute 2017 Sessions