W-FL BOCES School Library System

June 2019

Happy summer vacation!!!

Wishing all a very happy, healthy and restful summer vacation! Congratulations and best wishes to our W-FL retirees, Nancy Petrosino (Marion) and Karen McNamara (Seneca Falls)!

If you have questions throughout the summer, please feel free to reach out, SLS is here to help!

Summer Learning opportunities:

Getting Digitally Ready: Aug 12

The Instructional Technology by EduTech team is excited to present to you an instructional technology integration conference to get you digitally ready for the school year. This conference will feature presenters from the EduTech region that are practicing, knowledgeable, and engaging. Come for an innovative day of learning and collaboration, and get inspired and motivated to leverage technology in your classroom that meet the needs of your students. Lunch is included in your registration fee.

To register: http://bit.ly/2xaUSjA

Making Your Collection Count!: Aug 22

In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to select from multiple interactive Follett Destiny training sessions to help refresh librarian and library staff library automation practices for the upcoming school year. This workshop will also feature a keynote, "Making Your Collection Count" delivered by Michigan public librarian, Holly Hibner. Be prepared to laugh and learn in this highly engaging workshop! Lunch will be provided; please bring a device.

To register: http://bit.ly/2J4pFnV

Students at the Center Book Study: Sept 30

Do you want to learn more about how to place students at the center of our work as educators? Did you find Allison Zmuda inspiring as our 2019 Personalizing Learning Conference keynote speaker? Whether or not you have seen Allison speak, she and her coauthor Bena Kallick will push your thinking around what it means to personalize learning for students. During this book study, we will have in-depth discussions in our weekly discussion forums, share our experiences as learners and educators, and apply this learning to our work with our students and in our districts.

To register: http://bit.ly/2xfZsgo

Upcoming Conferences: