Leadership Conference

Did you miss Leadership 2010?

As we receive the presentations from this fantastic conference, they will be posted here.

The tone for the day was set by Ross Todd’s and David Loertscher’s presentations.

2010-01-15RossTodd ppt

2010-01-15RossTodd pdf

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2010-01-15Loertscher1 pdf

2010-01-15Loertscher2PLNs ppt

2010-01-15Loertscher2PLNs pdf

2010-01-15Loertscher3CollabInquiry ppt

2010-01-15Loertscher3CollabInquiry pdf

2010-01-15Loertscher4Access ppt

2010-01-15Loertscher4Access pdf

2010-01-15Loertscher5Culture ppt

2010-01-15Loertscher5Culture pdf

2010-01-15Loertscher6FacultyPerspective ppt

2010-01-15Loertscher6FacultyPerspective pdf

Then we traveled in style in busses sponsored by Gale to Chelmsford High School where our delicious lunch was sponsored by Scholastic.

Here is Valerie Diggs’ presentation.

Here is a link to Pam Harland’s presentation regarding her library at Plymouth Regional High School in New Hampshire.


And here is a link to Pam Harland’s Plymouth Regional High School Library Home Page. http://prhslibrary.com/

Here is Rolf Erikson’s presentation on SlideShare and here is his Vendor List.

Here is Roger Nevin’s presentation.


And here is a link to Roger Nevin’s web site.


Get Ready For Leadership 2010

Click on this image to download the 2010 Leadership Brochure

Click on this image to download the 2010 Leadership Brochure

Leadership 2010 is co-sponsored by the

New England School Library Association (NESLA) and the

Massachusetts School Library Association (MSLA)

Be sure to join us in Boston on Friday, January 15, 2010 from 8:00-4:00 p.m.

at the Sheraton, Boston and Chelmsford High School

for consideration of  Knowledge Learning Commons: The Future School Library?

with David Loertscher, Ross Todd, Rolf Erikson, Valerie Diggs, Roger Nevin, Pamela Harland, and Peter W. Cookson, Jr.

Did you miss Leadership 2009?



Click here for the AASL Standards in Action Conference Wiki

NEEMA Leadership: Implementing The New Standards

was Saturday, March 28, 2009

SERESC • 8:00-3:30 • Bedford, NH


Kathy Lowe, Chair, AASL Learning Standards  Indicators and Assessment Task Force


Susan Ballard, Chair, AASL Standards and Guidelines Implementation Task Force

Did you miss Leadership 2008?

NEEMA Leadership was Friday, April 4, 2008
Moakley Courthouse • Boston, MA

Featuring: Dr. Henry Jenkins
Director, Comparative Media Studies Program and Professor of Literature, MIT

Here is a link to his Project New Media Literacies web site and a link to his blog. (Since we were unable to record Dr. Jenkins’ presentation at NEEMA, here is a link to his closing keynote presentation on the same subject of remix culture at the New Media Consortium Conference at Princeton University on June 23, 2008).

2008 Conference Flyer Image

2008 Conference Flyer Image

Where Soulja Boy Meets Herman Melville:  What Remix Culture Can Tell Us About the New Media Literacies

In addition, presentations by:
(Click on their names for a link to their blog/web page).

Christopher Harris and Dr. Carol Gordon

2008 Conference Flyer

2008 Conference Brochure

Did you miss Leadership 2007?

NEEMA Symposium & Leadership
was Thursday, March 29 & Friday, March 30, 2007
at the Moakley Courthouse • Boston, MA
Click on the names of the presenters below to link to their presentations or related content.

Thursday focused on Designing Teen Spaces with Rolf Erikson, Mark Ciccarelli, and Kim Bolan.  Conference Summary by Carolyn Markuson.
Friday introduced a new model for “knowing that the teaching we are doing is actually producing learning” with Ross Todd and Carol Gordon (Rutgers SCILS program and CISSL-The Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries).

2007 View from Moakley

2007 View from Moakley

Ross and Carol in Sox caps

Ross and Carol in Sox caps

2007 Vendors at Leadership

2007 Vendors at Leadership

Photos by Ellen Romanowski, LMS at Londonderry MS in Londonderry, NH
Special Thanks To Our Conference Vendors:

Bretford Furniture – Ray Muse

Cavendish – Paul Davis & Rosalie & Paul DiCresceno

Demco Library Supplies – Janet Nelson

Encyclopedia Britannica – Jarrad McCarthy, Nancy Kopka

Follett Library Resources – Hugh Ahern, Lee Negip, Terry Small

Norwood House Press – Nancy Sienicki

School Furnishings – John Adams

Scholastic – Gwen Paquette