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August 15, 2018
“School Redesign and My Library” Proposal Form

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Instructions: Please complete form, save or print copy for your records and submit to SCKLS by Thursday, March 1, 2018.
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Proposal Requirements:

Four to six proposals from SCKLS member librarians which best meet the goal of demonstrating how are school as well as public and academic librarians furthering the five outcomes of Kansas school redesign will be selected. Proposals will be evaluated by SCKLS Staff with recent public school library and education experience. Member librarians will be notified by e-mail of whether their proposal has been selected by Friday, March 8.

Presentation Requirements::

Once you are notified by e-mail by Friday, March 9, 2018 of whether your proposal has been selected, develop your presentation as follows:

1. Presentations must be prepared and submitted in Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint to

no later than Friday, April 13, 2018 by 5:00 pm. Presentation slides are limited to 8 – 12 total slides including a beginning title slide, content slides and ending contact slide for the presenter. A written outline of your presentation narrative must be included in the notes for each slide. Your finished presentation must not exceed 8 – 12 minutes in length.

2. Presenter(s) agree(s) to attend and deliver presentation as part of the SCKLS Semi-annual Meeting Program on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Wichita State University Metropolitan Complex in Wichita from 9:00 am to noon. SCKLS will provide a mileage reimbursement for presenters. An audio recording of your presentation will be made during its delivery.

3. Presenter(s) agree(s) to authorize SCKLS to reproduce an audio and video recording of the presentation and for the presentation to be used for the purposes of library education and advocacy for a period of three years ending July 1, 2020.

Award Eligibility:

Presenter(s) must satisfactorily meet Presentation Requirements: 1, 2 and 3 as described above to be eligible for their library to receive a $500 award. SCKLS will provide a check for the $500 award to the presenter’s library by Monday, May 7, 2018 and the award is to be used for library purposes only. Co-presenters are responsible for determining any division of the award total.

For further information:

SCKLS welcomes your participation in helping demonstrate that libraries and librarians provide an important and specific role in the future of Kansas education. If you would like to discuss your proposal or for more information contact: Paul Hawkins, SCKLS Director, or 800-234-0529, Ext. 113.

Details on Form Submission:

If you click on Submit and Print it will take you to a printable page. After printing, please click on the Continue button to finish your submission. You will receive a confirmation email from SCKLS that your proposal has been received within 2-3 business days.

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