In this monthly feature, we profile ALSC Board members. We hope to offer information about the people who work to guide the organization so that you can feel more comfortable in reaching out to them with your concerns, questions, or comments. To continue this series, we invite you to meet ALSC Board member, Elisa Gall.
Hundreds of children’s librarians are now in Cincinnati, Ohio for the ALSC 2018 National Institute. Held every other year, this year’s National Institute offers a wide variety of programs, keynotes, vendors, “Big Ideas” sessions and many opportunities to network with other children’s librarians. Are you #leftbehind and wish you knew what was going on at the Institute? We’ve got you covered! Eight participants have agreed to live blog from the Institute. They are: Elizabeth Serrano Evan Kendrick Gretchen Schulz Julie Crabb Kim Engle Lisa Mulvenna Maria Schmitt Mary Schreiber Check back often to see what’s going on in Cincinnati, and don’t forget to follow #alsc18 and #act4kids on social media. This post addresses ALSC Core Competency: VII. Professionalism and Professional Development
In just over one month, the 2018 ALSC National Institute will take place in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year’s theme is All Aboard! Embracing Advocacy & Inclusion. Are you one of the lucky people who managed to get registered for this two and a half day National Institute before it was sold out? The ALSC Blog would love your help!
In this monthly feature, we profile ALSC Board members. We hope to offer information about the people who work to guide the organization so that you can feel more comfortable in reaching out to them with your concerns, questions, or comments. To continue this series, we invite you to meet ALSC Board member, Sue McCleaf Nespeca.
Twice a year, we try to make time on the ALSC Blog to take a look back at what has happened on these pages in the past six months. Since January, we have been busy!
Business was hoppin’ at the Post Office set up in the Convention Center as attendees rushed to mail home the many ARCs, catalogs, booklists, buttons, posters, informational pieces, and general swag – along with a few New Orleans souvenirs – which simply would not fit in their carry-ons.
Today’s ALSC Board meeting was jam-packed with important business, but the final item on the agenda was obviously what the audience in attendance was waiting for; discussion of the ALSC Awards Program Review Task Force Recommendation: Laura Ingalls Wilder Award.
Michelle Ng, the chair of the 2019 Notable Children’s Recordings Committee, and the entire NCR committee, invite you to join them at their discussion at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans this coming weekend. The titles being discussed are: