[Library Media] UELMA Conference Schedule

Fawn BMorgan fawnbmorgan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 15:03:56 MST 2017


Thumbs UP!

Fawn

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:43 AM, <georgeweight at integrity.com> wrote:

> Forgive me if I've become a bit nostalgic. Looking over the schedule, I
> see some great opportunities for professional development. It's the
> tradition of UELMA from the beginning!
>
> I try not to listen to those of my generation that have lost hope in our
> education system. Since I still substitute frequently, I encounter some
> fantastic teachers. Among them are our library media personnel. In Utah,
> we have excellent Library Media teachers and paraprofessionals. The
> technology available today is beyond our wildest dreams in the last 3rd of
> the 20th Century.
>
> What of today's students? Don't know how to learn? Don't know how to work?
> Addicted to social media? IMO, the more patterns have changed, the more
> they remain the same. We have outstanding students and those who
> struggle--just like the 1950's, when I was in school.
>
> I've recently encountered several Sterling Scholar candidates and several
> other intelligent  and talented students that are just as accomplished as
> those of my former school and teaching days--and others who still need our
> help and our patience.
>
> Good luck on the conference--and if my encouragement will help to decide,
> look over the schedule. It has much to offer, and could benefit. Maybe
> even in your "retirement" years.
>
> George Weight
> "Retired?" teacher and distant past UELMA President
>
> BTW: According to General Douglas MacArthur, old soldiers "fade away." But
> teachers live on--in the memories of their students!
>
> > The annual UELMA Conference is less than three weeks away!  The session
> > schedule has been finalized and posted on our website, so if you'd like a
> > sneak peek at what is in store, click here to see the "Conference at a
> > Glance" schedule
> > <http://www.uelmaconference.org/Conference-Schedule.html>.
> > For those of you who like to plan ahead, you can peruse the schedule and
> > plan your day.
> >
> >  As you can see, we have a packed schedule with five sessions, rather
> than
> > four -- and seven classes per session, rather than the traditional six.
> > We had so many great proposals, that we adjusted the schedule to give you
> > a
> > wide variety of options.  The sessions are going to be amazing.  Take a
> > look and see what is in store for you.
> >
> > If you haven't registered yet, here is the link to our  registration
> > webpage
> > <http://www.uelmaconference.org/Registration-payment.html> as well.  I
> am
> > really excited about this year's conference:  the new venue, the keynote
> > speakers, the sessions -- it is going to be a great day.
> >
> >
> > Hope to see you all there.
> >
> > Michelle Miles
> > UELMA Past President
> > Conference Chair
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