Harmony with Voice (archive - 9/13/11)
A free, online learning session hosted by the ALA Public Programs Office featuring Ronda Hassig, school librarian of Harmony Middle School, Overland Park, Kansas, and winner of the 2011 Sara Jaffarian Award. Hassig presents her winning model for humanities programming in the school library titled “Harmony With Voice,” which built on humanities themes through poetry, collaboration and civic engagement. Hassig also discusses elements of her award application that lead to her selection, and gives tips to prospective applicants to help get their applications started. Following the main presentation, Kathleen Ellis, chair of the 2012 Jaffarian Award Selection Committee, gives a brief talk on what the Jaffarian Award selection committee looks for as they review applications.
Ronda Hassig, school librarian, Harmony Middle School, Overland Park, Kansas, and winner of the 2011 Sara Jaffarian Award