Learning Opportunities

The online learning series for A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners is a series of video webinars. Each webinar was followed by a user chat sessions providing an opportunity for follow-up questions for the presenters. All webinars and chats are recorded and posted to the AASL Web site for on-demand viewing. For more information, visit AASL’s Planning Guide Resources page.


Webinars & Chats


Video Introduction to A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners

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Description: Modeled after the introduction presentations at ALA Annual Conference, this short video will provide an overview of the module layout, functionality, planning process and benefits.

Presenter: Lisa Perez

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Chat Host: Lisa Perez



 

How the assessment rubric informs your planning process

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Description: This webinar will discuss how the rubric provides an entry point for establishing goals for each planning cycle and show attendants how to use their data to develop ambitious, but measurable and attainable goals and objectives.

Presenters: Jean Donham, Donna Shannon and Jody Howard

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Chat Hosts: Donna Shannon and Jody Howard



 

The planning process and getting your school community involved

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Description: This webinar will cover collaboration throughout planning, implementation and evaluation. Attendants will learn how to select stakeholders for a planning team and solicit their involvement in the process, and how to use the module to encourage continued participation throughout the planning cycle.

Presenter: Ed Hockersmith

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Chat Host: Hilda Weisburg



 

A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners tutorial

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Description: This webinar will walk users through the sequential planning process, showing users how to edit and save their information, how to generate their outputs, and best practices to aid school librarians' use of the module as they lead collaboration and planning in their schools and districts.

Presenter: Rebecca Jackman

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Chat Host: Rebecca Jackman



 

Using the Planning Guide with "School Libraries Count!" personalized results to advocate for your school library program

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Description: This webinar will show attendants how to use their data to advocate for their school library program, drawing connections between the data outputs generated using the Planning Guide module and the personalized reports received from the "School Libraries Count!" survey.

Presenter: Sabrina Carnesi

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Webinar training for L4L Coordinators

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Description: This webinar will briefly review the functionalities of the Planning Guide with AASL's Implementation Coordinators. The session should also walk coordinators through materials available to them on the AASL website for presentations and provide tips for how to present on the planning guide at their own state conferences or local area.

Presenter: Buffy Edwards