Iowa Association of School Librarians
A Subdivision of the Iowa Library Association
IASL Conference Program Fourth Annual IASL Conference Kirkwood Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa ~ April 7 and 8, 2013
Creating, Collaborating and Learning: Participatory Culture and the School Library The mission of the Iowa Association of School Librarians is to promote life-long learning and literacy in all its forms through active advocacy for school librarians and media specialists, media and technology professionals and library educators.
Sunday, April 7 FeatheSundayr
Monday, April 8 8 :00 – 9:00 a.m.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Registration – Continental Breakfast, Tea and Coffee – Atrium
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Share or Die: Why We Need Each Other Ernie Cox
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Opening General Session - Ballroom Welcome
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Susan Feuerbach, IASL President
8:30 – 9:15 p.m.
People, Partnerships, and Participatory Culture: Librarianship of The People, For the People, By the People
Buffy J Hamilton Cleveland Public Library
Susan Feuerbach: President. Christine Sturgeon: Vice-President/President Elect. Becky Johnson: Past-President. Sue Liaison. Alicia Patten: Awards Committee. Sarah Inhelder: Secretary/Treasurer. Carol Van Hook: Executive Board Latcham: Past Chair, Awards Committee. Diane Brown: Chair, Membership Committee. Chelsea Y. Sims: Chair, Advocacy. Shannon Miller: Advocacy. Kathy Kaldenberg: Professional Development. Jean Donham: AASL Affiliate Assembly Representative. Katherine Howsare: ILA Board Liaison. Sam Garchik: Publications Chair and Webmaster. Kathy Kaldenberg, Mary Jo Langhorne, Amy Power, Ernie Cox, Becky Johnson: Conference Committee
Concurrent Session 1 11:10 to 12:00 noon
Concurrent Session 3
Luncheon Program Ballroom ABC 12:15 – 1:20 p.m. Mick Starcevich
iPads Apps and Imps: iPad App(lication)s and Imp(lementation)s/
President, Kirkwood Community College
Sarah Staudt, Harding/Jefferson, Mason City CSD and Shannon McClintock Miller, Van Meter CSD
State Librarian of Iowa Ballroom B:
3:20 to 4:10
Zombie Apocalypse – a Collaborative 7th Grade Science Unit
Chelsea Sims, Elizabeth Schau, Ben Mosher, and Scott Stimmel, South East Junior High, ICCSD Ballroom B:
Library Curriculum: What Should I Be Teaching?
Dee Crowner, Director and Elaine Hayes Adult Services Librarian, North Liberty Community Library. With commentary from Kelly Reinhold, Waukee Middle School
Dixie Forcht, East Marshall Ballroom C:
How Do I Differentiate in 25-minutes?
New Fiction and Nonfiction for the Intermediate Reader
Announcements Susan Feuerbach
Del Brink, West Des Moines Community School District Room 123:
Access vs Circulation: How well do school library circulation policies support early reading?
Linda Johnson, Shimek Elementary and Jean Donham, UNI
Dora Dorzweiler, Penn Elementary and Sarah Latcham, Van Allen Elementary, ICCSD Room 123:
Co-district PLC Librarian Teams Val Ehlers, Gladbrook-Reinbeck CSD and Nancy Flanigan, Aplington-Parkersburg CSD Room 124:
Teacher Librarians as Digital Literacy Trainers Deanne Thiede, Prairie High School
Detailed descriptions of all presentations found at:
I Haven't Read a Book Since Sixth Grade... Christine Tomlinson, North High School, Sioux City CSD
Concurrent Session 2 1:30 to 2:20
Transliteracy as a Framework for Participatory Practices for Learning Buffy Hamilton, Cleveland Public Library Ballroom B:
Let’s Be the Change We Can Be
Partnering to Promote Information Literacy
Maryann Mori, Iowa Library Services, Ericka Raber, University of Iowa, and Kathy Bottaro, Sioux City Schools
Shannon McClintock Miller
Teacher Librarian & Technology Integrationist Van Meter Community School District
Official backchannel: todaysmeet.com/iasl13 Official Twitter hashtag: #iasl13
Exhibits – Atrium
Book! Book! Book! (iBook author app)
1:20 to 4:10 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall 2:30 to 3:10 p.m.
Paula Mengler, Belle Plaine CSD Room 123:
"Hey, you! Get off of my cloud!": Getting comfortable online by getting out of your comfort zone
Christine Sturgeon, Manson Northwest Webster CSD
Rachel Burrows, Norwalk Middle School
Iowa AEA Online
Karen Appleton, Iowa AEA Online
Featuring Field Trips
Lisa Snitker, Waukon Jr./Sr. High
Judy Russell, Saydel Community School District
Be sure to visit the IASL membership table. It’s time.