GLMA Summer Institute

It is that time of the year to announce GLMA’s plans for the professional learning opportunity to be held June 22-23, 2009 at Macon State College in Macon.  The SI will be a working and learning opportunity with some guest speakers to get you fired up.  The theme of the Summer Institute will be “Recipe for Success: GPS is the Spice and the Media Specialist is the Chef.”  You will have the opportunity to earn one PLU credit. All the registration information and forms will be available soon.  Keep an eye out here for later announcements.  Best Western Inn & Suites is offering GLMA members a special price for June 21 and 22.  This offer will expire on May 21st.  The rate will be $62 plus tax . Call 1-478-781-5300 for a reservation.  Remember to ask for the Library Group rate. View info on the facilities:


Posted on March 1, 2009, in Communications. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. LaTonya Travis

    Is there an itinerary for the summer institute?

  2. I’m looking for the Summer Institute’s schedule. Where can I find it?

  3. Is there a schedule of events or itinerary for the Summer Institute? I can’t seem to find one on the website.

  4. Hi! The Summer Schedule is tentatively as follows:

    Friday, June 18, 2010
    8:00am Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Steering Committee Meeting
    Grants Committee Meeting
    9:00am Registration Table opens
    9:45am Begin the call to order
    10:00am Opening Remarks: Icebreaker Activity
    11:00am Concurrent Session #1 (50 minutes)
    Kathleen Disney/Buddy Quirouet: Library of Congress & Primary Sources
    Betsy Razza: Wikipedia
    Patrice Weaver: UnitedStreaming
    12:00pm Lunch @ Mountain Creek Inn hot buffet
    1:00pm Concurrent Session #2 (50 minutes)
    Linda Martin: Storytelling
    Ellen Gadberry: Accelerated Reader
    Patrice Weaver: United Streaming
    1-4pm Resume Review: 15 minute appointments (Bring your current resume and have it professionally reviewed!)
    2:00pm Whole Group Presentation: Nadine Cohen, UGA – K-16 Initiative
    3:00pm Refreshment Break and Vendor visits
    3:15pm Karen Minton: What’s New at GALILEO!
    4:00pm Adjourn
    4:30pm Media Mingle & Match-up: Get help with a project! Bring your own laptop & join the fun!
    6:00pm Scheduled by Committee Chairpersons: Library Media Specialist of the Year judging; Mini-grants judging

    Saturday, June 19
    8:00am GLMA Executive Board meeting (room TBA)
    9:00am Greet, re-group, great ideas, Post-Its
    9:30am Concurrent Session #3
    Buffy Hamilton: Mindomo – The Visual Way to Get Things Done (a make-it-and-take-it session)
    Tommy Johns Presents: If they only knew…
    Martha Powell & Beth Miller: Marketing Your Media Program
    10:30am Vendor Visits and refreshment break
    11:00am Whole Group
    Joanne Richards of Mackin: Funds4Books & More!
    12:00pm Lunch @ Mountain Creek Inn – hot buffet
    1:00pm Concurrent Session #4
    Buffy Hamilton: Mindomo – The Visual Way to Get Things Done (a make-it-and-take-it session)
    Linda Martin: Storytelling
    Joan Abraham/Betsy Razza: Assessment in the Library
    2:00pm Whole Group
    Reading Warehouse/Todd Hohensee: Book Fair in a Box
    3:00pm Final comments, prizes, tips/tricks, Post-It ideas, etc.
    4:00pm Adjourn

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