Central Regional Directors
Term Ends - 2014Christina Dorr, Ph.D.
Hilliard City Schools
4273 Cemetery Road
Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: (614) 921-5000
Term Ends - 2015
Central Crossing High School
Please Feel Free to Contact us for:
Regional information, questions about OELMA, and/or ideas for the organization/professional development sessions
Please contact the OELMA office at 614-228-4733 or contact one of the Regional Directors listed above.
Central & South Regions 2013-14 Joint Workshops
“Wearing Many Hats”
Location: Varies with Sessions
Assessor: Tuesday, Sept. 17th 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Using TRAILS Data to Measure Our Impact; Vanessa Earp, Kent State University Location: Hilliard Horizon Elementary School 6000 Renner Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
Connector: Wednesday – Friday, October 16th-18th; Kalahari Resort, Sandusky; OELMA 2013 Conference; Connecting to the Common Core – Ohio’s Learning Standards.
Manager: Thursday December 12th 5:00pm-7:00pm
Feedly, Feeding and Managing Your Library Brain
Trent Roberts, Circleville City Schools
Location: Fairfield Career Center, 3985 Coonpath Road NW, Carroll, Ohio 43112
Marketer: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 9:30 - 12:30
Showing How Our Contributions Make an Impact
Debra Logan, Mt. Gilead School District
Location: Olentangy Orange Middle School. 2680 E. Orange Road.
Whether collecting evidence for an OTES evaluation or as part of your ongoing documentation of how the library aligns with educational goals, this hands-on workshop is packed with ideas that you will be able to start implementing immediately. Using the most recent draft of OELMA’s School Librarian Evaluation rubric’s Evidence Toolkit, participants will begin documenting how their programs impact student learning in their buildings, while aligning with local, state and national goals.
Developer: Wednesday, January 15th 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Collection Development for Common Core
Anita Gonzalez, Ohio Resource Center
Location: Saint Matthew School 795 Havens Corners Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Description: In this presentation, we’ll be tackling the age-old question: How do we choose books for our students? Considering standards and quality, we will discuss exploring existing library collections for instructional materials as well as taking a look at newly published books and identifying those appropriate for standards based instruction. We will also discuss building texts sets with a purpose for all grade levels, themes, and content areas.
Reader: Thursday, February 20th 5:00-7:00p.m. ** note date change **
Book Talk: Switch and/or Every Child Everyday
Dinner and Book Talk at Panera, Fishinger Road, Upper Arlington, Ohio;
Learner: Saturday, March 8th 9:00-3:00
OELMA Midwinter Conference
Location: Quest Conference Center near Polaris
Creator: Thursday, April 17th 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Creating Annual Reports in LiveBinder
Sarah Mowery, Elgin Local Schools
Location: Hilliard Horizon Elementary School 6000 Renner Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
Designer: Thursday, June 19th ??? 9:00am-3:00pm;
Developing Media Literacy Lessons
Future Possibility PDs-Under Construction
Technologyer: December & Time?? (3 or 6 hours); Supporting a Flipped Classroom; Possible Combined Session with South Region at a Central Region Site ??
Professional Developer: Date & Time?? (3 or 6 hours); Online Professional Development Opportunities; Possible Combined Session with South Region at a South Region Site ??