Keynote Speaker

Joyce Valenza, is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Library & Information Science who will delivering a keynote on ‘A New News Literacy Toolkit: Sustainable Ideas for Schoolwide Critical Thinking’. During this keynote, Joyce will be proposing a whole-school toolkit for encouraging agile strategies and credibility decision-making across a range of media

Pre-Conference Workshop

Join Joyce for a day of learning through multiple workshop sessions. There will also be opportunities for sharing between librarians. Note that you can sign up to attend this pre-conference even if you are unable to make it to the main conference. 

One Hour Workshops

During the main conference, you will have the opportunity to attend workshops run by librarians from across the Asia-Pacific region and further afield! Some of the workshops already confirmed include:

Leverage your Pedagogical Gifts to Maintain Relevance

 Karen Bonanno Australia
Karen Bonanno Australia National Director

Using Breakout Boxes in the Library

Sujata DeHart
Sujata DeHartTeacher Librarian International School Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Information Literacy in a Digital World

Katie Stears
Katie StearsLead Teacher Information Literacy Sha Tin Junior School, Hong Kong

Creating the Library Atmosphere that you Want to Work in

Kendra Perkins
Kendra PerkinsHead of MS/HS Library St. Johnsbury Academy

Tales of a Resourceress: Putting it all Together in Your Library!

Susan Grigsby
Susan GrigsbyInterim Middle & High School Librarian United World College of Southeast Asia (Singapore)

Leveraging from your Network to create authentic Global connections in the Classroom

Stacey Taylor
Stacey TaylorDirector of Library & Media Services Prem Tinsulanonda International School (Thailand)

Blokes with Books – Can social belonging impact on reading motivation and skill for young boys?

Nadine Bailey
Nadine BaileyTeacher Librarian Canadian International School

Designed for Discovery : Energising learning through student agency

Philip Williams
Philip WilliamsLibrarian NIST International School

How to discuss Fake News with a primary audience

Tabitha Johnson
Tabitha JohnsonTeacher Librarian German Swiss International School

People Books

Susan Merrick
Susan MerrickTeacher Librarian ACS Egham International School (United Kingdom)

Widen Your Audience – Blend Their Learning

 Kurt Wittig
Kurt Wittig Teacher Librarian United World College South East Asia

Strand Coordinators

The Library & Information Literacy strand is coordinated by:

Danny Glasner
Elementary School Teacher Librarian
Daystar Academy
Beijing, China

Danny Glasner is a PYP Teacher Librarian at Daystar Academy – a bilingual IB Candidate School in Beijing, China. Prior to Beijing, Danny was an Elementary School Tech Coach at Zhuhai International School. Danny is curious about everything, but right now is focused on making the library the active hub of learning.

Michelle Roberts
Teacher Librarian
Renaissance College Hong Kong

Michelle has a Master’s in Library Science, and a Bachelor’s degree in Literature & Creative Writing. Before obtaining her teaching certification, she worked as a public librarian in New York City. Prior to moving to Renaissance College, Michelle was based in Peru and Mainland China. Michelle enjoys getting lost in a new book, and takes great joy in helping others find the right book for them.

Register Now!

21CLHK10 promises to be our biggest conference yet, and we definitely hope to see you there. If you would like to begin your registration please go right ahead

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