Wednesday, May 8, 2013

2013 CORI May General Meeting update

Our general meeting for Thursday, May 23rd at CCRI is cancelled. We hope that we will see everyone on Monday, June 3rd at the RILA Conference. Commisioner Gist will be presenting on behalf of CORI at 9:00 a.m. and out-of-state CORI member Andrew Jackson will be the luncheon speaker. On Tuesday, June 4th Maria Cotto will have her poster session to promote CORI.

2013 RILA Conference

Monday, June 3rd

9:00-10:00 Education Transformation: It’s a Process Connect with Deborah A. Gist, Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (RIDE) Commissioner, for a conversation on filling students’ education gap and enriching them as lifelong learners. Gain strategies to enhance the mutually-beneficial partnerships that libraries and librarians can foster with RIDE. Deborah A. Gist, Commissioner, Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Sponsored by Cornucopia of Rhode Island: A Library Community of Color

12:15-1:30 Lunch & President’s Speaker Andrew P. Jackson—Through the Eyes of an Activist Librarian Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako) will speak about his unique blend of librarianship and activism as the Executive Director of the Langston Hughes Community Library in Queens, NY (Out-of-State CORI Member)

Tuesday, June 4th

1:30-2:15 p.m. Maria Cotto (Poster Session promoting CORI)

We do hope that we can get together this summer before everyone goes away on vacation. We will keep everyone posted.

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