SUPPORT STAFF & CIRCULATION SERVICES ONE-DAY CONFERENCE

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Supporting and Serving Through Challenges
SSCS 2021 Virtual Conference 

Keynote Speaker: Keonte Turner
May 27th, 2021
 


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Registration is now open for the one-day Support Staff and Circulation Services conference.

You are invited to the 2021 virtual SSCS conference on May 27. This year’s theme is Supporting and Serving Through Challenges. We invite you all to come share in the opportunity to learn, grow, and gain tools to assist with facing challenges impacting your organization, staff, and communities.

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PRESENTING THE 2021 KEYNOTE SPEAKER! 

Keonte Turner
Community Family and Youth Director at the YMCA
La Crosse, Wisconsin

Keonte Turner is a diversity consultant and trainer through his nonprofit RISE where he is also a motivation speaker, mentor and advocate for youth and their families across the Coulee Region. His appreciation and respect of libraires was developed in his youth when he discovered his library in Milwaukee, WI, which eventually lead to working as a Library Assistant at the La Crosse Public Library.

Over the years he has made it his duty to educate organizations, school districts, and companies on concepts around unlearning and relearning what it is to be anti-racist, the importance of black mentors in youth serving organizations, and understanding childhood trauma in the Black community.

Mr. Turner is active in serving the La Crosse community. His various community contributions include current board member of the La Crosse Public Library, member of the Criminal Justice Management Council, member of the Black Leaders Acquiring Collective knowledge, member of the Random Acts of Kindness LPEF Committee, as well as past board member for the School District of La Crosse.


 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

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Thursday, May 27, 2021
9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome & Introduction

JOIN WELCOME & KEYNOTE
 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Keynote Speaker
Keonte Turner
Community Family and Youth Director at the YMCA
La Crosse, Wisconsin

Keonte Turner is a diversity consultant and trainer through his nonprofit RISE where he is also a motivation speaker, mentor and advocate for youth and their families across the Coulee Region. His appreciation and respect of libraires was developed in his youth when he discovered his library in Milwaukee, WI, which eventually lead to working as a Library Assistant at the La Crosse Public Library.

Over the years he has made it his duty to educate organizations, school districts, and companies on concepts around unlearning and relearning what it is to be anti-racist, the importance of black mentors in youth serving organizations, and understanding childhood trauma in the Black community.

Mr. Turner is active in serving the La Crosse community. His various community contributions include current board member of the La Crosse Public Library, member of the Criminal Justice Management Council, member of the Black Leaders Acquiring Collective knowledge, member of the Random Acts of Kindness LPEF Committee, as well as past board member for the School District of La Crosse.

JOIN WELCOME & KEYNOTE
10:45 am - 11:00 am

BREAK

Session 1

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Can do!: The WiLS Toolbox for Building a Culture of Shared Work
Lisa Marten, Financial Coordinator – WiLS 
Rebecca Rosenstiel, Financial and Project Assistant – WiLS 
Melody Clark, Team Lead – WiLS 
Jennifer Chamberlain, Executive Director – WiLS  

The WiLS administrative team is made up of four amazing members. Focusing on financial and administrative support for our virtual organization, the team draws on an ideal mix of tools, communication, and positive attitudes that is the hallmark of their success. Hear from the WiLS admin team members on their favorite tools and strategies for streamlining work in a way that honors individual accountability and contributions, ensures everyone supports one another, aims to continuously improve, and builds a strong culture of team work. 

JOIN SESSION 1
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

LUNCH - SSCS Game Hour

Join the SSCS Conference Committee for a time of connection & a game of Never Have I Ever!

JOIN THE GAME

Session 2

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

SharePoint Library: An Effective and Innovative Solution for Instructional Resources
Margaret MurphyMS Ed Graduate Student Computer, Data & Information Sciences - University of Wisconsin-Madison 

SharePoint as a collaborative tool provides an effective and innovative solution for digital curation and sharing of resources to meet the information needs of instructional design communities. This presentation provides tips, tricks and best practices to effectively implement a SharePoint Resource Library.

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Session 3

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Building A Culture of Shared Work--Before, during and after the pandemic
Martha Coaty, Circulation Team Lead – Kenosha Public Library 
Linda S. Noyce, Division Head for Public Services – Kenosha Public Library 

We worked together successfully from the point of sudden shutdown to reestablishing our public services during an unprecedented pandemic. Nimble in our response, we created new services for our patrons, were intentional about keeping staff safe, and when there was a need to pivot we pivoted without hesitation.

JOIN SESSION 3

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

BREAK

Session 4

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Library of Things
Nic Ashman  
Jennifer CookLibrary and Information Services Program Director - Chippewa Valley Technical College 

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4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Presentation of the Paralibrarian Award & Closing Remarks

JOIN CLOSING

 

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SSCS CONFERENCE CHAIR

Cynthia Arauz, La Crosse Public Library