From Heather Dahl, ASL-SIG Chair:
I know we are all busy, but take some time to enjoy your professional colleagues around the state. The ASL-SIG is hosting several outreach events in the next few months, please join one near you.
1. February 2nd- Library Legislation Day. Come show your presence and take time talk with your representatives.
We will start the morning with an ASL-SIG steering committee meeting at 7:15 am in Santa Fe at the Burrito Company. Then head to the Santa Fe Public Library for an orientation meeting with Joe Sabatini, before heading to the capital. All are welcome to join the steering committee for a breakfast meeting!
Here’s a link to a map that has the Burrito Co, the Santa Fe Public Library, and the Capitol: <http://www.google.com/maps/ms?msid=200658330265970533061.0004b6e35fb294428642b&msa=0&ll=35.688707,-105.937042&spn=0.023388,0.031242> http://www.google.com/maps/ms?msid=200658330265970533061.0004b6e35fb294428642b&msa=0&ll=35.688707,-105.937042&spn=0.023388,0.031242
School Librarians to be recognized on the floor: <http://www.google.com/maps/ms?msid=200658330265970533061.0004b6e35fb294428642b&msa=0&ll=35.688707,-105.937042&spn=0.023388,0.031242> Alison Almquist (Valle Vista Elementary School) and Cathy Boeker (Sierra Middle School).
Albuquerque commuters meet at 6:00am at the Target on I25 and Paseo.
2. February 15, 2012. Piedra Vista HS, Farmington, NM. 1:00pm-3:30pm. This event will cover book talking and collection development, as well as digital resources. Contact Margie Sartin at PVHS to RSVP, email@example.com Click here for the flyer and more info Farmington PD Feb 15 2012
3. February, 23, 2012. Raton High School, Raton, NM. 4:00pm-6:30pm. Topics for this event include digital resources, technology, and the Best Practices Guidance Document. RSVP to Aimee Feldman at firstname.lastname@example.org
4. March 7, 2012. Socorro High School, Socorro, NM. Afternoon- exact time TBD. Topic for this workshop is the Common Core, AASL Standards, and the NM Best Practices Guidance Document. Please RSVP to Marian Royal-Vigil at email@example.com
What a great network of professionals, right in your back yard! Come meet some school librarians and grow your profession. And do not forget to register for NMLA spring conference in Las Cruces this April Registration will open very soon! There are some great ASL-SIG panels approved to present there too!
ASL-SIG Chair, 2010-2012
Eldorado High School