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Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II, Breakout 4 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 7
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II, Breakout 5 [Closed] Other Bally’s
Las Vegas 3
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 3:00pm
Emerging Leaders Workshop [Closed] Other Las Vegas Hotel
Pavilion 01
Description :

This is a leadership development session for the 2014 Emerging Leader participants.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 4:00pm
21st Century Teens: Literacy in a Digital World Other Flamingo
Savoy
Description :

This program will address print literacy through an examination of Common Core standards and their implication for the work of librarians serving teens as well as the multiple aspects of the teen digital experience. Using expert speakers, popular authors, and interaction with other participants, attendees will learn new methods of collaboration with schools and other educational organizations, how to engage reluctant readers and improve service delivery to under-served populations, content creation, privacy, cyberbullying, and digital relationships will be considered in terms of library services. Relevant YA literature will be used as a prompt for discussion.

Friday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:30am
Assessment in Action Focus Group I [Closed] Other Bally’s
Palace 7
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual Unconference Discussion/Interest group, Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N113
Description :

An Unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itseld. Unlike most conferneces where talking heads and group leaders decide what is important, unconferences are organized by the crowd. Unconferences are about sharing the knowledge and passion we have for out prodession and taking what we learn into the world to make a difference. Everyone has something to share. Everyone has something to learn. We can all change the world.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 4:00pm
UNLV Libraries Transformed…An Open House Other Offsite
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Description :

Please join UNLV Libraries on Friday, June 27th to explore our facilities and chat with our library faculty and staff. Highlights of the Open House include in-depth building tours, concentrating on our space enhancement projects and new learning environments, as well as information on the libraries’ educational role on campus. Our Special Collections division will be open for visitation in the morning. Learn more about the event, review our complimentary shuttle schedule, and complete our registration form at http://guides.library.unlv.edu/ala.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Executive I (YALSA) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N223
Description :

This is a meeting of YALSA's Executive committee.

10:30am - 12:30pm
Board Orientation (ACRL) Other Bally’s
Palace 1
Description :

n/a

Friday, June 27 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm
ALA-APA Board of Directors Other Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom D
Description :

Meeting of the ALA-APA Board of Directors.

Sponsors :
ALA Allied Professional Association

Friday, June 27 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 4:00pm
AASL-NCATE (CAEP) Program Reviewer Training Other Caesars Palace
Messina
Description :

New and experienced program reviewers are encouraged to attend this session this session to learn about the CAEP program review process, the 2010 AASL Standards for Initial Preparation of School Librarians, report preparation and review, and appropriate assessments. Attendees will study a sample report and participate in a review exercise. Program report writers are welcome to attend. All programs submitting an initial report must now use the 2010 standards. Reviewers who have not attended training on the 2010 standards must attend this session in order to be assigned to a review of programs using those standards.

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Friday, June 27 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm
New Board Member Training (YALSA) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N223
Description :

This session is not a YALSA Board meeting. It is a YALSA Board planning/training session.

Friday, June 27 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 8:00pm
GMS Debrief [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Other Flamingo
Reno I
Description :

GMS Debrief

Sponsors :
AFL
Affiliate Organization
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
ALA/ERT Exhibits Opening Reception Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall
Description :

Join in the fun as we kick off the 2014 Annual Conference. ALA Exhibitors will be on hand to welcome you throughout the Exhibits Hall as you enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks sponsored by you ALA Exhibitors. This is a great way to start your conference experience, so be sure to join us!

Sponsored by ALA, the Exhibits Round Table (ERT) and your ALA Exhibitors.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Comics Quickfire! Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage
Description :

A fast-paced game show where volunteers are paired off with (or against) professional cartoonists in a series of fun-filled drawing challenges!
Audience members will provide suggestions and add to the creation of totally improvised epic drawings! Featuring Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), Raina Telgemeier (Smile)

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Zine Pavilion: Zine Swap! Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Zine Pavilion
Description :

If you make zines, bring a stack to ALA to trade with other zinester librarians. Special treats for everyone who trades.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 27 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm
PopTop Stage: Foreword Reviews Awards Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Foreword Reviews Awards

Friday, June 27 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
2015 Award/Notable Chair Orientation (ALSC) Other Paris
Bordeaux
Description :

This is an orientation session for the 2015 Award/Notable Chairs.

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Saturday, June 28 - 6:30am

6:30am - 7:30am
ALA Prompt Book Meeting l [Closed] Other Las Vegas Hotel
Barbara Stripling Suite
Description :

ALA member-leaders and others meet to review Council agendas and scripts prior to each Council meetings.

Sponsors :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 28 - 7:00am

7:00am - 8:30am
Priority Group Consultant Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting, Other Caesars Palace
Genoa
Description :

Meeting with President, Executive Director and Priority Group Consultants.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

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