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Summer Summit 2018 for School Librarians is a 3-day event for Idaho school librarians of all experience levels from all sizes and types of publicly funded schools! This year’s focus will be on fundamentals, but there will be something for everyone.

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Summer Summit 2018 at the Riverside Hotel in Boise!

Summer Summit 2018 will be held from July 17-19 at the Riverside Hotel on Chinden Blvd. in Boise. Registration is full, but please add your name to the waitlist. Every year the registration list changes and many on the waitlist end up attending - especially those at the top of the waitlist. Check out our agenda on the registration page, then add your name!
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Day Agenda
Tuesday, July 17: 7:30:  Breakfast and Registration

8:30: Summit Opens:

Keynote Mark Ray: Leadership from the School Library.

Idaho Battle of the Books

Networking lunch

1:00: Panel Discussion: Selection vs. Censorship and what to do about a challenge panel

Break out the new AASL National Standards

Graphic Notes

Choose the Best Titles

Wednesday, July 18: 7:30-8:15: Breakfast

8:15: Open Day 2 –

Mark Ray Workshop: Leading Beyond the Library

Break out Session 1

Storytime skills (Elementary)

Booktalking skills (Secondary)

Breakout Session 2

Early literacy essential information (Elementary)

LiLI and Open Education Resources (Secondary)

Networking lunch

Great library service for special ed students

Analysis and Weeding

Table Topics

Closing remarks from State Librarian Ann Joslin

Thursday, July 19: 7:30: Breakfast

8:15: Open Day 3

Introduction of Model School Library Program and timeline.

Futures Conference Announcement from Dylan

Introduction of ICfL 4-year-old initiative.

Networking Lunch

Mark Ray: Facilitated Discussion on Strategic Planning from 30,000 feet.

Teresa Burgess with State Department of Education: the State of ESSA, Title II-A, and what it means for library programs.

3:30: Close of Summer Summit 2018