Tamara Cox, Palmetto middle school<br />Carla nash, west pelzer elementary<br />Out of the Gates Running: Reflections on t...
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About Us<br />     Tamara Cox				   Carla Nash<br />
What we inherited…<br />
                             What we inherited…<br />
First Steps<br />Study your school & community<br />Assess the library<br />Prioritize  <br />Connect with the teachers<br...
First Steps<br />
What I Wish I Had Known<br /><ul><li> You can’t convert everyone
 Proving your value is essential
 Take pictures and  journal progress regularly
 It’s okay to mooch
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Presentation made at SCASL 2010 about the first year as a librarian.

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    1. 1. Tamara Cox, Palmetto middle school<br />Carla nash, west pelzer elementary<br />Out of the Gates Running: Reflections on the First Year<br />
    2. 2. Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
    3. 3. About Us<br /> Tamara Cox Carla Nash<br />
    4. 4. What we inherited…<br />
    5. 5. What we inherited…<br />
    6. 6. First Steps<br />Study your school & community<br />Assess the library<br />Prioritize <br />Connect with the teachers<br />Plan student orientation <br />Familiarize yourself with the curriculum & collection<br />Visit other media centers<br />Get to know your school, district, & library policies<br />
    7. 7. First Steps<br />
    8. 8. What I Wish I Had Known<br /><ul><li> You can’t convert everyone
    9. 9. Proving your value is essential
    10. 10. Take pictures and journal progress regularly
    11. 11. It’s okay to mooch
    12. 12. Having a mentor is a must
    13. 13. Word of mouth advertising is the best type
    14. 14. You will feel like an island </li></li></ul><li>Our Advice<br /><ul><li>Network
    15. 15. Keep a record of what you do
    16. 16. Communicate regularly
    17. 17. Align with the administration
    18. 18. Join school improvement councils or other groups
    19. 19. Make friends with custodians & secretaries
    20. 20. Get out of the LMC as much as possible
    21. 21. Have a “can-do” attitude – don’t whine
    22. 22. Wear comfortable clothes & shoes</li></li></ul><li>Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
    23. 23. Access our notes and presentation here:<br />https://docs.google.com/present/edit?id=0AcI85tKxeSNJZGQ4Znc2N18yZ3RucG5nZDg&hl=en&authkey=CPGt-tAK<br />
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