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Welcome to the 2022 State of Maryland Literacy Association Conference. This is Maryland’s 50th annual conference!  The three day event is packed with exciting opportunities for professional development, networking, and examining exemplary materials for classroom use. This conference is intended for a wide-range of audiences including classroom teachers, reading specialists, special educators, curriculum specialists, administrators, and other educators. There is a variety of high caliber speakers, researchers, practitioners, publishers, and authors that are presenting throughout the conference, as well as the pre-conference "Session Saturday" presentations. You may apply for CPD credit through MDSE by filling out this form.  To qualify, you must have attended 15 hours total.  This includes time you spent engaged in "Session Saturday" presentations.  Please fill out all of the information.  Incomplete requests will not be filled.  Requests will be cross referenced with attendance from "Session Saturday" presentations and on the weekend of March 31-April 2nd 2022.   If you participated for the required hours, you will receive a credit. Please be patient, you will receive your form.

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For general questions, contact the Conference Coordinator, Gayle Glick at ggayle56@aol.com.
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Saturday, April 2 • 8:00am - 8:50am
Marie Kondo Your Classroom Library

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For the past decade, much attention has been given to the acquistion of relevant and culturally responsive classroom library materials. These materials can't shine, however, if they are buried under outdated covers and torn magazines. Kristin, a former school librarian who has purged dozens of classroom libraries, will walk you through her methods for deciding what to keep, what to store, what to donate, and what to TRASH!

Session slides
Guide
Hard to Discard Jamboard

Speakers
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Kristin Patrick

Blended Learning Coach, Featured Speaker
Kristin Patrick is a Blended Learning Coach with Noblesville Schools in Central Indiana. She also teaches as an associate instructor within the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Department of Library & Information Science. Kristin is a Past President of Indiana State... Read More →


Saturday April 2, 2022 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Featured Speaker