Presentations

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      March 2014:  Virginia Association of School Librarians, James (Blackstone, VA) and Rappahannock (Warsaw, VA) Regional Conferences:  Top Ten Topics and Trends (Handout); Rappahannock Regional Conference (Warsaw, VA):  Libraries as Knowledge Builders:  Librarians as 21st Century Instructional Leaders (Handout)

      November 2013:  Virginia Association of School Librarians, Williamsburg, VA:  Top Ten Topics and Trends (Handout); 2013 Update:  Performance-Based Evaluation and Virginia School Librarians

      September 2013:  Kentucky Association of School Librarians, Louisville, KY:  Top Ten Topics and Trends (Handout); Best Practices in 21st Century School Libraries (Handout); Principals' Perceptions of the Instructional Role of the School Librarian (Handout)

     March 2013:  Virginia Association of School Librarians, Clinch (Abingdon, VA) and Roanoke (Salem, VA) Regional Conferences:  Librarians as Instructional Leaders:  Best Practice in Virginia's School Libraries

     March 2013:  Virginia Association of School Librarians, James (Richmond, VA) and Shenandoah (Weyers Cave, VA) Regional Conferences:  Top Ten Topics and Trends (Handout)     

     November 2012:  Virginia Association of School Librarians, Hampton, VA:  Top Ten Topics and Trends (Handout) ; Paths to Leadership: Choose Your Own Adventure (Co-presenter, keynote, opening general session); Definitely Not Your Mother's Library Anymore! (Co-presenter, administrator's conference)    

     September 2012:  Virginia Educational Research Association, Charlottesville, VA:  Embracing the Opportunity!  Performance-Based Evaluation and the School Librarian

     March 2012:  Virginia Association of School Librarians, Rappahannock Regional Conference, Tappahannock, VA; Your Library as a Learning Laboratory (Handout)

       March 2012:  Virginia Association of School Librarians, Shenandoah Regional Conference, Weyers Cave, VA; James Regional Conference, Richmond, VA; Roanoke Regional Conference, Salem, VA:  Top Ten Topics and Trends (Handout); Embrace the Opportunity: Virginia's Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation (PowerPoint)

        November 2011:  Virginia Educational Media Association, Richmond, VA:  Top Ten Topics and Trends (Handout); Moving Forward with Program Assessment

        October 2011:  American Association of School Librarians, Minneapolis, MN:    Educators of School Librarians Section (ESLS) Research Symposium (co-presenter); Preparing School Librarians for the 21st Century:  Turning the Page on Standards and Preparation Program Review (co-presenter)

         September 2011:  Tennessee Association of School Librarians, Murfreesboro, TN: Principals' Perceptions of the Instructional Role of the School Librarian; Topics and Trends for 21st Century School Librarians; Student Assessment in the Library--Oh My! (Secondary); Student Assessment in the Library--Oh My! (Elementary)

         September 2011:  Virginia Educational Research Association, Charlottesville, VA:  Partnering for Success to Investigate Preservice Educators' Use of 21st Century Skills (co-presenter)

         April 2011:  Missouri Association of School Librarians, Osage Beach, MO:  Topics and Trends to Empower Learners in 21st Century Libraries; Program Assessment Using AASL's New Planning Guide; Just How DO Librarians Impact Student Learning?

       March 2011:  Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regionals--James, York:  Topics and Trends to Empower Learners in 21st Century Libraries (Handout)

March 2011:  Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regionals--Shenandoah, Roanoke:  Student Assessment in the Library--Oh My!March 2011:  Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regionals--Shenandoah, Roanoke:  Student Assessment in the Library--Oh My!

         January 2011:  Association for Library and Information Science Education, San Diego, CA:  Competing Standards in the Education of School Librarians (co-presenter)

     October 28-30, 2010:  Virginia Educational Media Association, Hampton, VA: Topics and Trends for 21st Century Librarians (Handout); Student Assessment in the Library--Oh My! Elementary; Student Assessment in the Library--Oh My! Secondary; Moving from Information Power to Empowering Learners   

      June 22, 2010:  Virginia Beach City Public Schools Professional Development, Virginia Beach, VA:  Keynote:  Topics and Trends by the Dozen to Empower Learners; The Proof is in the Program

      May 1, 2010:  American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO: Secondary School Principals' Perceptions of the Library Media Specialist's Instructional Role 

      March 2010:  Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regionals--Shenandoah, James, Potomac:  Moving from Information Power to Empowering Learners

      November 19-20, 2009:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Roanoke, VA:  Secondary School Principals' Perceptions of Our Instructional Role; Topics and Trends by the Dozen to Empower Learners (Handout)          

        November 6, 2009:  American Association of School Librarians 14th National Conference and Exhibition, Charlotte, NC:  The Principal Factor:  YOU Have the Power!  (co-presenter)

         September 14-18, 2009:  LALAMP Workshop Tour (Louisiana Library and Media Professionals Association and the Louisiana Association of School Librarians):  Topics and Trends by the Dozen to Empower Learners (Handout)

        August 31, 2009:  Loudoun County Public Schools Professional Development, Ashburn, VA:   Topics and Trends by the Dozen to Empower Learners (Handout)

        June 24, 2009:  Virginia Beach City Public Schools Professional Development, Virginia Beach, VA:  Assessing AASL's 21st Century Standards for Student Learning; A Hands-on Look at Advocacy; Advocacy 101--Using Partnerships to Improve Your Library Media Program

        March 23, 2009:  Virginia Educational Media Association Roanoke Spring Regional, Salem, VA:  Keep the Magic @ Your Library™ (Works Cited Handout)

        March/April 2009:  Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regionals--Rappahannock, James, York:  Topics and Trends by the Dozen, 2009 (Handout)

        November 6-8, 2008:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Richmond, VA:  Topics and Trends by the Dozen, 2008 (Handout)

        November 6-8, 2008:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Richmond, VA:  Data Disaggregation:  Wow!  They Didn't Teach Us This in Library School!

        September 18, 2008:  Virginia Educational Research Association Conference, Charlottesville, VA:  The Instructional Role of the Library Media Specialist as Perceived by Elementary School Principals (PowerPoint)

        August 27, 2008:  Northern Virginia School Librarians, Alexandria, VA: The 21st Century Learning Standards and You (PowerPoint, Handout)

        August 14, 2008:  CITE:  Chesterfield Informational Technology Expo, Midlothian, VA:  Leveraging Your Library Program to Create 21st Century Learners (Administrators' Session:  PowerPoint, Handout; Concurrent Session: PowerPoint, Handout)

        June 24, 2008:  Region VIII Infusion Teaching and Technology, Nottoway, VA:  Practical Technology for Curriculum Innovation

        March/April, 2008: Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regionals: Trends and Topics by the Dozen, 2008 (Handout)

        October 12, 2007:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Williamsburg, VA:  Do Elementary School Principals Know What We Do?  A Report of Research Findings

        October 11, 2007:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Williamsburg, VA:  Topics and Trends by the Dozen, 2007 (Handout)

        October 8, 2007:  The Renaissance Group 2007 Fall Conference, Arlington, VA:  Collaborative Partnerships Promote Learning:  A Model for Including Library Media in the Teacher Preparation Landscape      

        September 22, 2007:  Kentucky Reading Association Conference, Lexington, KY:  Information Literacy: Make the Library Connection!

        September 13, 2007:  Virginia Educational Research Association Conference, Charlottesville, VA:  Answering the Mandate to Connect Teacher Preparation and PreK-12 Student Learning

        June 27, 2007:  Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals Conference, Williamsburg, VA:  Strategies for Using Your School's Media Program to Improve Student Achievement

        March 6, 2007:  Virginia Educational Media Association, Shenandoah Regional Conference, Weyers Cave, VA:  Trends and Topics by the Dozen (Handout)

         January 26, 2007:  Workshop for Hanover County (VA) Public Schools' Library Media Specialists:  Implementing the ALA School Library Media Program Assessment Rubric for the 21st Century:  Targeting Exemplary!  (PowerPoint)  (Handout)

        November 9, 2006:  Virginia Elementary School Principals' Conference, Hot Springs, VA: Librarians Impact Achievement: What's a Principal to Do? (co-presenter) (PowerPoint)

        November 3, 2006:  Tennessee Association of School Librarians Conference, Chattanooga, TN:  Evidence-Based Practice:  Proving That What You Do Makes a Difference! (PowerPoint) and Your Library Goes Virtual: Promoting Research and Reading (PowerPoint)

        October 26-28, 2006:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Hampton, VA:  Trends and Topics by the Dozen (Handout)    

        March 15, 2006:  Virginia Educational Media Association James Regional, Farmville, VA:  Trends and Topics by the Dozen (Handout)

        November 10-12, 2005:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Williamsburg, VA:  Your Library Goes Virtual: Why?  When?  How?  (PowerPoint presentation)

        October 8, 2005: American Association of School Librarians, 12th National Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA, "School Library Media Education for the 21st Century: Data-Based Decision Making and Performance Outcomes" (lead presenter)

        October 8, 2005:  American Association of School Librarians, 12th National Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA, "Linking Libraries and Academic Achievement," (co-presenter)

        July 12-13, 2005:  Virginia Department of Education Linking Libraries and Academic Achievement workshop, Mechanicsville, VA, Keynote: "Turning Ugly Ducklings Into Swans"

        April 21, 2005:  Richmond Area Independent Schools Librarians Group, Richmond, VA, "Linking Libraries and Academic Achievement:  Maximizing Your Potential...It's Virtually Possible"

        March 8, 2005:  Virginia Educational Media Association, Shenandoah Regional Conference, Weyers Cave, VA, "Evidence-Based Practice: Proving That What You Do Makes a Difference"

        March 7, 2005:  Virginia Educational Media Association, James Regional Conference, Richmond, VA, Keynote:  Linking Libraries and Academic Acheivement:  MAXImize Your Resources--It's Virtually Possible"  (PowerPoint presentation)

        November 19-20, 2004:  Virginia Educational Media Association Fall Conference, Roanoke, VA, "Evidence-Based Practice: Proving That What You Do Makes a Difference"

        September 16, 2004:  North Carolina School Library Media Association Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, "Ten Hot Topics...and Three Top Resources"

         March 23, 2004:  "Powerful Partnerships @Your Library:  Thinking of the Librarian as an Instructional Partner" (Literature SOL Connection handout, Microsoft Access file)

          March 18, 2004:  Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium Conference, Improving Student Learning With Data-Driven Decision Making, Richmond, VA,  "School Librarians Impact Achievement!"  (PowerPoint, Resource List)

        March 10, 2004:  Virginia Educational Media Association, James Regional Conference, Alberta, VA, "Evidence-Based Practice: Proving That What You Do Makes a Difference" (PowerPoint, Resource List)

        December, 10, 2003:  Virginia Department of Education, Educational Technology Leadership Conference, Roanoke, VA  "Leverage Your Library Program and Leave No Child Behind" (PowerPoint, Resource List); "Leverage Your Library Program: Collaborate" (PowerPoint, Resource List)

        November 3, 2003:  Virginia Association of Independent Schools, Richmond, VA, "Current Library Issues, Trends, and Policies: Ten Hot Topics and Three Top Resources"  (Handout)

        October 30, 2003:  Virginia Educational Media Association, Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA:  "Planting Seeds for Your Future: Growing as a Professional"  (Handout)

        October 2, 2003:  North Carolina School Library Media Association Fall Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, "Leverage Your Library Program: Collaborate!"  (PowerPoint)

        March 13, 2003:  Virginia Educational Media Association, James Regional Conference, Petersburg, VA, "Leverage Your Library Program: Collaborate!" and "MARC: What You Really Need to Know About This Stuff!"  (Leverage PowerPoint, MARC PowerPoint, MARC Handout)

        December 5, 2002:  Virginia Department of Education, Educational Technology Leadership Conference, Roanoke, VA, "Raise Your Test Scores 15 Points With Resources You Already Have!" (PowerPoint and Handouts)

       October 26, 2002:  Virginia Educational Media Association Annual Conference, Richmond, VA, "Planting Seeds for Your Future: Growing as a Professional" and "MARC: What You Really Need to Know About This Stuff!"

        October 18, 2002:  Tennessee Association of School Librarians, Franklin, TN, "Powerful Partnerships for Learning @your library™"  and "Going Beyond PR...Library Advocacy Begins With You" (Handouts)

        December 7, 2001:  Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Williamsburg, VA, "How to Raise Your Test Scores 10 to 15 Points With Resources You Already Have!"

        November 17, 2001:  AASL 10th National Conference and Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana, "Going Beyond PR--Library Advocacy Begins With You!"  (Handouts from this presentation)

        November 5, 2001:  Virginia Association of Independent Schools, Richmond, VA, "Library Advocacy--Going Beyond PR!"

        October 19, 2001:  Workshop for Virginia Region VIII Library Media Specialists, "Powerful Partnerships for Learning @your library™"

        August 28, 2001:  Workshop for Buckingham County Public Schools Library Media Specialists, "Powerful Partnerships for Learning" 

         March 24, 2001: Longwood College Conference on Teaching and Learning, "School Library Media Specialists as Reflective Instructional Partners"

          March 10, 2000: VEMA York Spring Regional, Hampton, VA, “Library Media Specialists—Key Players”  

           February 3, 2000: WCVE TechFest, Ashland, VA, “Collaboration and Technology for Student Achievement”

             August 31, 1999: Keynote Address for Virginia Beach City Public Schools Library Media Specialists and Staff, “Library Advocacy—Beyond PR” 

          June 29, 1999:  Department of Education Summer Technology Camp, “Library Advocacy—Beyond PR” 

          April 22, 1999: Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals, VAESP, Williamsburg, VA, “Using Your Library Media Center in Support of the SOL”

           April 20, 1999: VEMA Clinch Spring Regional, Abingdon, VA, “Library Advocacy—Beyond PR”

           March 24, 1999: VEMA James Spring Regional, Richmond, VA, “Library Advocacy—Beyond PR” 

          December 3, 1998: Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, VASCD, Williamsburg, VA, “Ask Not What You Can Do For Your Library Media Center…Ask What Your Library Media Center Can Do For You” 

          October 15, 1998: VEMA Fall Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, “Library Advocacy—Beyond PR”

           April 17, 1997: VEMA James Spring Regional, Richmond, VA, “Update on VEMA’s Strategic Plan, Professional Advocacy” (co- presenter)

           March 13, 1996: VEMA James Spring Regional, Farmville, VA, “VEMA’s Strategic Plan, Professional Advocacy” (co-presenter)

           October 21, 1995: VEMA Fall Conference, Norfolk, VA, “Quality and Leadership Within Organizations” 

          October 19, 1995: VEMA Fall Conference, Norfolk, VA, Workshop: “Implementing a Quality Library Media Program”

           April 25, 1995: VEMA Roanoke Spring Regional, Salem, VA, “Library Leadership for the 21st Century”

           October 22, 1993: VEMA Fall Conference, Williamsburg, VA, “Surviving and Enjoying Networking” and “Circulation Plus Users’ Group”

            May 10, 1991: VLA Region IV and TSAR Forum, Richmond, VA, “Online in Southside: Linking Libraries”

           November 16, 1990: VEMA Fall Conference, Norfolk, VA, “Building Real Partnerships for Information Power” (co-presenter) and “Circulation Plus Users’ Group”

           October 23, 1990: VLA Region II, Farmville, VA, “Online in Southside: Resource Sharing in Libraries” (panelist)

           May 3, 1990: VEMA James Regional, Richmond, VA, “Library Skills and Senior High Students: Making the Curriculum Connection” and “Circulation Plus Users’ Group”

           October 28, 1989: VEMA Fall Conference, Richmond, VA, “Circulation Plus Users’ Group”

           October 27, 1989: VEMA Fall Conference, Richmond, VA, “Online in Southside” (co-presenter)

           May 12, 1989: VLA Region II, Farmville, VA, “Computers in the Library at Central Senior High”

           April 28, 1988: VEMA James Regional, Richmond, VA, “Exemplary Teaching Strategies, 9-12”

 

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