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Educator Lab: High School to College Transition: 2017 Workshops

Curriculum, links, and notes from the Library Media Literacies class.

Teacher Lab Workshop

High School to College Transition: Library Media Literacies for Classroom Teachers

About the class

These Information literacy and research proficiency workshops will introduce classroom teachers to a wide range of free teaching and learning resources for practical use in the 21st century classroom. The classes will be taught by college and school librarians to provide educators with a solid foundation for teaching research techniques that are necessary for their students’ future.

These workshops will take place over three days. Attendees can come to one, two, or all three of the classes.

8/14/2017 Information Literacy:

Understanding effective search on Google and Wikipedia, website evaluation, copyright, plagiarism, citing sources, and how to incorporate Empire State Information Fluency Continuum and other standards in assignments that foster critical thinking.

8/15/2017 Research Proficiency:

What is expected in a current college research assignment, how to create good research questions, time management, achieving an understanding of how to incorporate the library’s catalog, databases, and lesser-known services into effective research. This class will be held at the Mount Saint Mary College Library in Newburgh, NY and will cover skills that you can apply to your own school’s library and other academic libraries in the Hudson Valley.

8/16/2017 Archival Resources in the Hudson Valley:

Learn about the network of local primary sources, many of which are unique to our region. You will learn about how use archives and government resources in school projects and how to incorporate websites like Hudson River Valley Heritage into lesson plans.


These workshops were created in collaboration with Brooklyn Public Library’s Teacher Lab.



Three days of workshops on how to use the library to incorporate resources into high school research. The course will cover ways to use local resources to help high school students prepare for college-level research.


Any 6th-12th grade classroom teacher who assigns research projects.

When & Where?

Information Literacy

Monday, August 14, 2017 9am-4pm

@Southeastern, Highland, NY

Research Proficiency

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9am-4pm

@Mount Saint Mary College

330 Powell Ave, Newburgh, NY

Hudson Valley Resources

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 9am-4pm

@Southeastern, Highland, NY

Southeastern NY Library Resources Council is a certified sponsor of CTLE credit through the New York State Department of Education. Each class is 6 credit hours.


8/14/2017 Information Literacy:

  • Carolyn Bennett Glauda, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
  • Ellie Horowitz, Dominican College
  • Gina Shelton, Dominican College
  • Kimberly Hooper, John Jay High School

8/15/2017 Research Proficiency:

  • Tiffany Davis, Mount Saint Mary College
  • Denise Garofalo, Mount Saint Mary College
  • Derek Sanderson, Mount Saint Mary College
  • Jen Park, Mount Saint Mary College

8/16/2017 Archival Resources in the Hudson Valley:

  • Jeffrey Urbin, FDR Presidential Library
  • Jennifer Palmentiero, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
  • Susan Stessin-Cohn, Town of New Paltz

Programs and Outreach Manager

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Carolyn Bennett Glauda
21 S. Elting Corners Rd.
Highland, NY 12508
(845) 883-9065


These workshops were created in collaboration with Brooklyn Public Library’s Teacher Lab.

Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
21 South Elting Corners Road | Highland, NY 12528
Phone: (845) 883-9065