Saturday, March 26, 2011

Allan Wolf to Speak at Toast and Tales Breakfast


Toast and Tales Breakfast on Saturday: Allan Wolf, http://www.allanwolf.com/


TEN THINGS YOU (PROBABLY) DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ALLAN WOLF
10) Allan is a past National Sonnet Slam Champion.
9) Allan can recite hundreds of poems from memory.
8) Allan did not like school.
7) Allan has a pet chicken named Atilla the Hen.
6) Allan has two goldfish named Lewis and Clark.
5) Allan plays drums with a band called The Dead Poets.
4) Allan never watches television. (He doesn’t even own one!)
3) To relax Allan plays guitar or juggles.
2) Allan dreams of one day living in a house with a secret room.
1) Allan can ride a skateboard standing on his hands.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Get Motivated with Conference Luncheon Speaker


Friday's Luncheon speaker (cost included with pre-registration): Jennifer Pharr Davis, http://www.blueridgehikingco.com/index.html

Jennifer Pharr Davis, a native of Henderson County, NC, is the author of the book - Becoming Odyssa: Epic Adventures on the Appalachian Trail. The book chronicles her adventures, experiences and challenges during her first Appalachian Trial thru hike just out of college in 2005. In 2008 she became the women's speed record holder by completing the entire length of the 2175-mile Appalachian Trail in just 57 days, 8 hours and 35 minutes. This summer, Jennifer has plans to break the overall speed record on the Appalachian Trail.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Gwyneth Jones, Keynote Speaker for Fall Conference


Friday's Keynote Speaker will be Gwyneth Jones, The Daring Librarian, http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/


Gwyneth A. Jones, aka The Daring Librarian, is a blogger, a Tweeter, a Plurker, a speaker, a citizen of Nings and a resident of Second Life. Gwyneth is a teacher librarian at Murray Hill Middle School in Laurel, Maryland, a member of the ISTE Board of Directors, and the author of the award winning Daring Librarian blog. The Daring Librarian is a digitally shifted ed tech teaching ninja with a passion for re-mix mash-up production, transliteracy, cutting edge librarianship, graphic design, & being a change agent within in her learning communities both geographically and within the √¶thernets. Fearlessly daring to take chances, fight the filters, and ignoring the negative naysayers, all for our most important customers – our students. Admittedly, she’s also a goofball & a geek.