2019 Fall Professional Development Day

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Schedule of Events

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Light Breakfast & Registration
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. DESE Updates – Exemplary Library Programs (Lisa Scroggs, DESE)
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions

  1. Library Diversity Audit
    Christie Brown & Amy Taylor, Lees Summit
    School District
  2. Project Lit Roundtable: What’s All the Buzz About?
    Amy Hertzberg, Nevada Middle School, Becky
    Haynes, Cassville R-IV, and Shawna Ward
    Lindbergh School District
  3. Authentic Audiences Outside the Classroom: Podcasting and Live-Streaming
    Ethan Evans, Lathrop R-2
11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  1. Readers Award Committee Book Talks
    Members of the Readers Award Committees
  2. Library + STEAM Take 2
    Miranda Bryant, Willard R-2
  3. Caring/Sharing Weeded Book Shopping
1:45 – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  1. If You Promote It They Will Come
    Christine Anderson & Lori Riedel, Liberty
    Public Schools
  2. Accept the Challenge of Implementing the New AASL Standards
    Margaret Sullivan, Rockwood School District
  3. Caring/Sharing Weeded Book Shopping

Download the 2019 Fall PD Day Schedule & Breakout Descriptions

Attendee Registration – closed

Members – $50

Non-Members – $75

Bring a Non-Member Colleague – $90 (includes both member & non-member guest registration)

Exhibitor Registration

Exhibitor registration is closed at this time.



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In addition to excellent professional development sessions, MASL will be hosting a Caring/Sharing Weeded Book Program shopping event at Fall PD Day.

If you are in a Missouri school library with little to no budget, come select gently used or new books to add to your library at no cost.  Registration is not required to gather books.

If you are in a Missouri school library where you weed books that other schools can find useful, please consider donating thoughtfully weeded books to the event.  Please make sure to follow your district policy for surplus items.  Book collection will begin on-site at the Raytown Schools Education & Conference Center (RSECC) after 3:30pm on Friday, October 4th.


Hotels near the Raytown Schools Education & Conference Center

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kansas City Sport Complex Area

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lee’s Summit – Kansas City

Hampton Inn Kansas City-Lee’s Summit

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Kansas City South