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Mid-MO MASL Winter Meeting 2011
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When: Tuesday
5:30-8:00 PM
Where: Simonsen 9th Grade Center
501 E Miller Street
Jefferson City, MO  65101
Contact: Becky Wilson

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Simonsen 9th Grade Center

Library Media Center

501 E Miller Street

Jefferson City, MO 65101


5:30 PM Welcome! Arrive between 5:30-6:00 p.m. for dinner (provided)

6:00 PM Program: Please bring one note card listing your biggest accomplishment at your

library and another listing your biggest concern or the biggest challenge you are facing. These cards can be anonymous, if you prefer that.

PLEASE NOTE: If you forget your cards, some will be made available that evening.

6:45 PM Approximate start time of the MID-MO MASL business meeting

7:45 PM Meeting wraps up. Please sign up for seats at the spring conference tables and

remember to leave a donation for our region's Dollars for Scholars basket.


  1. Approve Agenda

  1. Approve minutes of September 2010 meeting

  1. Treasurer's Report

  1. Old Business

    1. The current slate of officers is on a 2 year rotation and all officers will happily maintain their positions for one more year.

i. President – Becky Wilson

ii. Vice President – Patty Schweitzer

iii. Secretary – Marcia Smith

iv. Treasurer – Lysha Thomas

  1. New Business

    1. Spring Conference Reminder

i. April 17-19, 2011 at Tan-Tar-A

ii. Sign up tonight to sit at the Mid-MO tables

iii. Informal Mid-MO meeting at 8:30 p.m. on Monday night

iv. Bring your buttons and wear them at conference

v. Desperate for conference volunteers: please sign up online

    1. BOD Updates

i. Library Media Connection to provide free sample if MASL BOD agrees

ii. Library Impact Studies from each state:

iii. Teacher Professional Learning in the United States: Case Studies of State Policies and Strategies

1. Missouri is one of the top 4 states discussed!


iv. Results from MASL administered surveys will be posted online

    1. ALA and ALA Updates: Linda Weatherspoon

i. Please take time for the School Libraries Count! Survey:

ii. AASL Common Core Crosswalk

1. To help librarians understand how the Common Core Standards and 21st Century Learning Skills


3. Will help you align curriculum in your building

4. Seems a bit lengthy and complex at first glance, would Mid-MO be interested in more information and possibly training in how to utilize this in our buildings?

    1. Legislative Update: Kelly Krause
    2. Library Snapshot Day

i. Will Take place in March

ii. Record data and statistics from a typical day in your library

iii. Questions will relate to general info, usage, circulation, etc.

iv. Data will be compiled to give us snapshot of Missouri libraries

    1. Dollars for Scholars Basket for Mid-MO region

i. Need a volunteer to purchase items and create basket

ii. Need a theme or basket idea

iii. Need donations from Mid-MO members

    1. Renewing your Mid-MO MASL Membership
    2. Summer Mid-MO MASL Meeting (July 2011)

i. Location Suggestions

ii. Date Suggestions

iii. Activity Suggestions

  1. Door Prizes
    1. Spring Conference Scholarships ($50) – 4 available
    2. Conference Store gift certificates ($10) – 4 available
    3. Memberships for Mid MO MASL for 2011-2012 school year – 3 available

  1. Motion to Adjourn

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