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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
At this program funded in part through an Institute of Museum and Library Services LSTA grant awarded by the State Library of Ohio, attendees will see how:
- School and public libraries nationwide have worked creatively together to fill critical learning gaps.
- Businesses and funders have stepped up to offer financial support for learning.
- Professional organizations have facilitated collaborations and training to modernize skills.
- Library communities, working together, have met the challenges of the day by keeping our commitments to access, service and knowledge.
Featuring: Richard Harwood: Founder of the Harwood Foundation
Maureen Sullivan, President of the American Library Association
Keynote: Phillip Hoose the widely-acclaimed author of books, essays, stories, songs, and articles, including the National Book Award winning book, Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice and recently received the Sibert award for Moonbird He is also the author of the multi-award winning title, The Race to Save the Lord God Bird, the National Book Award Finalist We Were There Too!: Young People in U.S. History, and the Christopher Award-winning manual for youth activism It’s Our World Too.
Breakout sessions include: Children and Young Adult Literature, Aps R In, Common Core and Third Grade Reading Guarantee and S.T.E.M. Made Easy.
Closing Keynote: April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning author of 60 children’s books including Here Come the Humpbacks!; Trout Are Made of Trees; The Bumblebee Queen; and One Is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab. Her book Vulture View received ALA’s Theodor “Seuss” Geisel Honor Award. Stars Beneath Your Bed: the Surprising Story of Dust won the AAAS/Subaru/SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books. Sayre is a three time winner of the John Burroughs Award for nature writing for young people.
This workshop is sponsored by NEO-RLS and Kent State University School of Library and Information Science.
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