June 8, 2020
Virtual Conference Schedule
10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:45 am - 11:15 am
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Joining us for the day? Let us know!
Coffee EDU (8:00 AM-8:30 AM)
opening session (9:00 AM-9:45 AM)
Summer Institute Welcome
Holly Frilot, GLMA President
Cicely Lewis, SLJ Librarian of the Year
State LMSOTY Announcement
Grants & Awards Coordinator
Concurrent session 1 (10:00 AM- 10:30 AM)
Concurrent session 2 (10:45 AM- 11:15 AM)
concurrent session 3 (11:30 AM- 12:00 PM)
concurrent session 4 (12:15 PM- 12:45 PM)
Closing Session (1:00 PM- 1:15 PM)
Happy Hour & Twitter Chat
Join us for a virtual Happy Hour and Twitter Chat. Spend some time sharing with friends and colleagues what you learned today!
Pre- recorded, Asynchronous Sessions
Join Eric Fitzgerald, VP of Sales at Capstone Publishing & Jim Boon, Capstone Sales representative as they give you an exclusive "first look" at Capstone Connect. Capstone Connect is a new product that allows 6000+ pieces of read aloud content (aligned to K-5 standards) to be integrated seamless into your school or district's learning management system.
Supporting K-12 Students &
Educators with Gale Cengage
Director of K-12 Products, Lemma Shomali, shares with media specialists how Gale Cengage can support students and educators in all grades through online content in support of the curriculum and lesson planning. Gale In Context for Educators is the newest way to curate information and collaborate with teachers. See new content in eBooks collections to help build your virtual libraries. Learn how Gale Cengage can help enhance social and emotional learning for your students.
Convergent Evolution in Action
Let's go hands on and break down a complex process into an interactive game, pitting classes of animals against each other in the survival of the fittest.
Presenter: Cat Mills
For the Birds
In the For the Birds series by author, illustrator & animator Avery C.J. Tucker, Hattie and friends learn valuable lessons that are relatable to parents and children alike. Listen as Avery describes lessons using the books as well as author visits for all ages.
Digging into MackinVia
Follow along with Glady Autry as she guides you through the MackinVia platform. From eBooks and audiobooks to videos and databases, learn how MackinVia can put all of your resources together in one place!