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CAL Conference 2010 Archived Materials: Illumination & Transformation

Thursday, October 7, 2010
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Revitalizing the Library Experience|Handout 2|Handout 3

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Morning Preconferences)
-Life 2.0 - Teaching Web 2.0 Technology to Adults to Enhance Their Personal and Business Lives.
-Sustaining Libraries: Advocacy in 2010 & What's Next?!
-Volunteers—more productive, less work for YOU. We’ll get you started!
-Working with Wordthink: From Conversion to the Frontlines

1:00 – 4:00 PM (Afternoon Preconferences)
-A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words
-Niche Readers Advisory: Getting Out of the Comfort Zone
-Nuts and Bolts of Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC)
-The Complete Works of Reading Buddies, Abridged: Creating (or Expanding!) a Reading Buddies Program at Your Library or School (12)

-Volunteers Rock Literacy!

5:00 – 6:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Krashen

Friday, October 8, 2010
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Keynote Speakers: George Needham & Joan Frye Williams

10:15 – 11:15 AM (Breakout Session Group 1)
-2010 Top Ten Trends in Colorado Libraries
-From Idea to Print - We Did It, So Can You
-Library Consortium Innovation in Colorado
-Merging with the Community : Unexpected Collaborations
-Rattle and Hum: Starting, Marketing, Delivering and Evaluating Live Music Programs in Library Settings
-Rincon de Cuentos: Literacy and community building through Spanish storytimes
-The 21st century bibliographic control and transforming the library data from a static to an interactive platform
-Unconference within the Conference:How to become a Learning Organization
-Uncover ... Discover ... and Read
-What is the competency? Training library staff for the jobs they are actually doing.|Handout 2
-Advocacy Now!

12:45 – 1:30 PM
Keynote Speaker : Rick Ridder

1:45 – 2:45 PM (Breakout Session Group 2)
-Engagement vs. PR: Is Your Library Using Social Media Effectively?
-Library Advocacy with the Maasai in Residence Program at ThunderRidge High School
-NEW Colorado Academic Standards!
-The Accidental Leader
-The Illumination of Volcanoes and Transformation of Earthquakes: An overview of accessing volcano and earthquake information
-Transforming Staff & Public Training for Free
-Unconference within the Conference:Wait Wait… Do Tell Me About Early Literacy!

3:15 – 4:15 PM (Breakout Session Group 3)
-Battle of the Books for Elementary and Middle Schools

-Best Practices for Social Networking
-Career Development for Recent MLIS Grads -Douglas County Libraries' New Professional Committee
-Demystifying the Revised Colorado Public Library Standards
-Family Literacy Programs
-Intranet 2.0 School: How to build the essential staff intranet for your library
-AASL New Planning Guide
-Taking Your Ideas to the Next Level|Handout 2
-The Illumination of Collaboration through Hallway Conversations
-Staying Relevant and Positive in a Brave New Library World|Handout 2

Saturday, October 9, 2010
9:15 – 10:30 AM
Julie J. Boucher Memorial Lecture on Intellectual Freedom: Keynote - Lauren Myracle

10:45 – 11:45 AM (Breakout Session Group 4)
-Career Connections: Academic, School and Special Libraries Panel
-Finding Aids, PDFs, and other Special Collection Concerns
-Google Lit Trips - Where Are We Going to Go Today?
-Libraries and Transliteracy: Bridging Gaps, Crossing Divides
-More Website! (- Less filling!): Building a functional, flexible and easily manageable library website - a non-technical perspective.
-Morning Powwows and Unhurried Huddles: The art of daily briefings
-The Board’s Role in Revolutionizing Library Services
-The Community Reference Project: A new reference model to enrich your community.

-The Original, the One-and-Only Assess-o-matic: Transforming Assessment into a Tool for Teaching, Faculty Outreach, and Marketing of Library Instruction and Services

-Unconference within the Conference:School Librarians and the new Content Standards: Taking the Lead With 21st Century Skills
-Yes, you can look forward to change and so can your staff.

1:00 – 1:45 PM
Keynote: Roberta Stevens

2:00 – 3:00 PM (Breakout Session Group 5)
-A Constant Presence: Embedded Librarians at Regis University
-Becoming Anythink - How Rangeview Library District turned everything upside down or at least sideways
-Career Connections: Public Library Directors Panel
-Community Learning Plazas (CLPs): An Intergenerational Approach to Self-Guided Learning
-Google Earth Special! Ask Your Travel Agents About Special Trips!
-I Hate Reading! Book Clubs
-Introduction to the Library Support Staff Certification Program
-Managing the Maze: Creating a Community Resource Guide
-Summer Reading in the 21st Century
-Unconference within the Conference-Facilitated by: Colorado Academic Library Association
-We’re All In It Together: How Friends, Trustees, and Community Advocates Can Cooperate to Benefit Their Libraries

3:30 – 4:30 PM (Breakout Session Group 6)
-Credo as a Way of Knowing: How to Begin Research
-Do I HAVE to Do Voices? Choosing and performing picture books in storytime that will keep kids engaged, enthusiastic, and most importantly, LISTENING!
-Fashion Forward to Success
-Gettin' Crafty at the Library
-Hubs, crawlers, and casts: fishing within the Net.
-Libraries: Are we the center of our community?
-Managing Your Time When You Have No Time|Handout 2|Handout 3
-SMART Goals Work for School Libraries|Handout 2
-Unconference within the Conference:Wisdom of Oral History

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