Thursday, June 17, 2010

Planning for October 2010? Check this out:


2010 BCTLA Conference
October 21-22, 2010

The Central Okanagan Teacher Librarians' Association (COTLA) is proud to be sponsoring the 2010 British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Association (BCTLA) conference, October 21-22. The conference will be hosted at Kelowna Secondary School (1079 Raymer Avenue, Kelowna).

In addition to a comprehensive conference itinerary and social events, there will be three keynote addresses:

Dr. Jamie McKenzie will outline the exciting new roles of the 21st centure teacher-librarian and talk about the stance, attitude and strategies required to turn challenge into opportunity.

Well known television personality, Dr. Art Hister, will talk about taking care of your health so that you can live with more energy, more happiness, and less stress.

The "Disruptive Innovators" Donna DesRoches and Carlene Walter will discuss how social media has redefined the role or the teacher-librarian.

With 31 distinct sessions covering everything from 21st century libraries and technologies to the art of writing and the culture of reading, the conference promises to be of interest to a wide range of teaching professionals.

For more information on the conference, its sessions, and registration procedures, visit the KelownaFresh conference site .

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