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Continuing Education Credit

WLMA|WALE 2010 Conference Continuing Ed Credit Information

Conference Title: Transform Your World
Dates: October 14, 15 and 16, 2010
Location: SeaTac Doubletree Hotel, SeaTac, Washington
University: Antioch University Seattle

  • Continuing Education Credits Available: One or Two Credits
  • Credit Cost: $70 for one credit or $140 for two credits. Checks and credit card accepted.

Payment: due at sign in. (Make payment to: Antioch University Seattle)

WLMA Conference Continuing Education Credit(s) Information:
Continuing Education Credit Requirements:

For one credit:

1.     Sign in at the Credit/Clock Hour table when you register and pay at the beginning of conference.

2.     Attend 10 or more hours of sessions, major speaker events or exhibits (exhibit: 2 hour maximum for credit)

3.     Write a 2-3 page paper (pass/fail) discussing significant learning during conference and how the learning will be applied to your Teacher Librarian position. Please don’t try to exhaustively describe all of the sessions you attended but look for themes to write about, or focus on the sessions that had the most impact on your thinking and learning about your leadership role(s).

4.     Keep a written log with brief notes of sessions attended and submit a one-page summary of your major findings and discoveries for instructor.

5.     Create 2 lessons plans around something new you learned from conference.  Lessons should be between 15 and 45 minutes in implementation length.

6.     Write a one page reflection about one of the lessons. Include discussion of the following:

  • Why did you pick this lesson?  Why was this the right lesson for these students at this time?
  • How did the lesson go?  Did it go as expected or did it require some minor (or major) adjustments?  What were they?
  • What did the students learn and how do you know they learned it?

7.     Submit notes electronically (scan or email), fax or regular mail, and EMAIL your assignments to instructor by November 30, 2010.

For two credits:

1.     Sign in at the Credit/Clock Hour table when you register and pay at the beginning of conference.

2.     Attend 20 or more hours of sessions, major speaker events or exhibits. (exhibit: 2 hour maximum for credit)

3.     Write a 2-3 page paper (pass/fail) discussing significant learning during conference and how the learning will be applied to your Teacher Librarian position. Please don’t try to exhaustively describe all of the sessions you attended but look for themes to write about, or focus on the sessions that had the most impact on your thinking and learning about your leadership role(s).

4.     Keep a written log with brief notes of sessions attended and submit a 2-page summary of themes and new learning to instructor.

5.     Create 2 lessons plans around something new you learned from conference.  Lessons should be between 15 and 45 minutes in implementation length.

6.     In addition to the requirements for one credit, a one page reflection about each of the lessons you created and taught. Include discussion of the following:

  • Why did you pick this lesson?  Why was this the right lesson for these students at this time?
  • How did the lesson go?  Did it go as expected or did it require some minor (or major) adjustments?  What were they?
  • What did the students learn and how do you know they learned it?

7.     Create a short presentation (15 mins) that you could present to other teachers (classroom or teacher-librarians) about a new strategy or idea you learned about at conference. Use PowerPoint, or another visual presentation tool

8.     Submit notes electronically (scan and email), fax or regular mail and EMAIL your assignments to instructor by November 30, 2010

Instructor:
Sarah Applegate
Adjunct Professor, Antioch University Seattle
NBCT Teacher-Librarian
River Ridge High School
2415 Columbia St SW
Olympia, WA 98501
FAX: 360 412 4839 attn: Sarah Applegate

sarcmc@comcast.net

IMPORTANT:

  • Papers and notes will not be returned. Feedback will be provided electronically to participants via email.  In addition, participants will receive a paper copy directly from Antioch University after credits are recorded.
  • All work must be received by instructor by November 30, 2010. Failure to meet this deadline will result in a NC (no credit) grade issued. No incompletes will be issued. No refunds will be issued.

The Continuing Education credits you earn through this program will be recorded in the database of Antioch University Seattle’s Center for Continuing Education

Once your credit has been recorded, you will receive a print copy of the instructor’s evaluation of your assignments.  Antioch does not award letter grades.  In order to earn graduate level (500 level) continuing education credit, the work you submit must be of B or better quality. You may order a transcript at any time after receiving notification that you have been awarded continuing education credit.  All transcript requests must be in writing.  If you have any questions, please contact:

Antioch University Seattle Center for Continuing Education

2326 6th Ave

Seattle, WA  98121

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