Location: Scholastic Library Publishing, 90 Old Sherman Turnpike Road, Danbury, CT
Limited to 125 individuals.
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration, Light Breakfast, and Build the Unconference Schedule
9:00 AM - 9:55 AM Keynote - Kristina Holzweiss
10:00 AM - 10:55 AM Session 1
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM Session 2
Noon - 12:30 PM Scholastic Library Presentation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Buffet lunch provided
1:10 PM -2:00 PM Session 3
2:05 PM - 2:30 PM Wrap-up with prizes!
A SCHOOL LIBRARIAN'S SURVIVAL KIT: 10 WAYS TO SAY YES!MEET KRISTINA A. HOLZWEISS
Keynote presented by Kristina A. Holzweiss
Kristina A. Holzweiss is a middle school media specialist on Long Island, New York. Kristina was named the School Library Journal Librarian of the Year in 2015. She is also the winner of the 2015 NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award and 2015 Long Island Technology Summit Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation Award. Kristina was also selected by the National School Board as a 2016 - 2017 "20 to Watch" emerging education technology leader.Click here to visit her website! Also, visit her site with Mackin.
Kristina is the President of the nonprofit organization Long Island LEADS (longislandleaders.org), a community effort to learn, educate, advocate, develop, and support the maker movement and STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Long Island LEADS is a founding member of the Nation of Makers. In 2015 she founded SLIME - Students of Long Island Maker Expo (slimemakerexpo.com) where schools, libraries, museums, nonprofit organizations, civic associations, and educational companies can celebrate creativity and innovation.
Kristina is an international speaker on the libraries and the Maker Movement, and has presented at conferences including ISTE, AASL, ALA, and NYSCATE. In 2016 she was invited to represent Long Island, NY in Washington, D.C. during the National Week of Making.
THE 5TH SHARE 2 LEARN UNCONFERENCEBRINGS MORE GREAT PRIZES!!!!
Thanks to our generous sponsor, Scholastic will give every participant a copy of one title from each of the two series of Makerspace books (Rookie Star™ Makerspace Projects; A True Book™ Makerspace Projects) written by Kristina A. Holzweiss and published by Scholastic. In addition, Scholastic will prepare the "table of overflowing books" for participants to make a bag of books at the closing of the event.
In addition, every participant will be eligible to win door prizes!!!!!