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2018 Grants to States All States Convening

IMLS Grants to States – All States Convening, Milwaukee, WI

April 24-25, 2018
Agenda

Tuesday, April 24, Day 1

8:00 – 8:50 a.m. LSTA Orientation for New Attendees (OPTIONAL) with handout
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. One Year Later: Five-Year Evaluations and Plans
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Site Visits: News and Updates for 2018-2022
11:30 a.m. – Noon Communications and Web Site Updates 
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch: Project Showcase from States
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. State of the Nation: Analysis of Grants to States SPR Projects
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. SPR Reporting: New Observations and Discussion
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Best Practices in Reporting and Assessing Projects with handout 
 and data on Summer Reading / Databases
4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Day 1 Wrap-up and Announcements
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. “Office Hours” with Program Officers (OPTIONAL) – sign-up

Wednesday, April 25, Day 2

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. “Office Hours” with Program Officers (OPTIONAL) – sign-up
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Reflection from Day 1, Day 2 Overview, and IMLS Updates
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Federal Grant Management Systems: Process Updates
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Financial Monitoring: Overview from IMLS
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Break (extended to allow for room checkout)
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Financial Monitoring: Learning from Your Peers
Jaime Ball (AZ), Leah Larson (MN), Cara Orban (MT), Hadiyah Cleveland (PA)
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Measures that Matter Update - Stacey Aldrich (HI)
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Working Lunch: Project Showcase from States
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Managing Institutional Capacity: Sharing Perspectives
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Partnerships: Learning from Your Peers
Donna DiMichele (RI), Monique Walker (SC), Ashley Bowers (TN)
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Programmatic Discussion Groups Based on Interest – sign-up
3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Conference Wrap-up and Closing Remarks