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2016 Grants to States All States Convening

IMLS Grants to States – All States Convening, Louisville, KY

April 19-20, 2016
Agenda

April 19, 2016, Day 1

Continental breakfast served outside Gallery Ballroom

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Celebrating Measuring Success: Some Preliminary Results from the FY14 State Program Report (SPR)
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Activities, Projects, and Programs, Oh My! Observations from the IMLS Program Officers
Activities, Projects and Programs, Oh My! Handout
11:15 a.m.– Noon State Representatives’ Experience in the New Reporting System
  • Discussion of SPR System/Reporting in Mentor Groups
  • Large Group Discussion of System/Reporting
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch: Topical Communities of Practice and Evidence
1:00 – 2:45 p.m. Next Steps for Measuring Success: Evaluation
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Reviewing and Improving SPR Documentation (Non-Pilots)
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Evaluation Preview: Questions and Feedback (Pilots & IIa)
4:30 – 4:45 p.m. Day 1 Wrap-up
 

Handouts

Questionnaires in General (.doc)
Quest LW Instruction Program
Quest LW Plan_Eval
Processing the Completed Questionnaires (.doc)
Using People as Your Information Source (.doc)
When to Survey Participants (.doc)

April 20, 2016, Day 2

Continental breakfast served outside Gallery Ballroom

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Reflection from Day 1; IMLS/OLS Future Directions (.ppt)
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Five-Year Evaluation Guidelines
  • Timeline
  • Resources and Data for Evaluation
  • Best Practices on Being a Smart Consumer
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Break (extended to allow for room checkout)
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Learning from Your Peers: State Experiences with Previous Five-Year Evaluation
  • Panel featuring Gerald Maginnity (CA), Janet McKenney (ME), Missy Lodge (OH), and Raye Oldham (NC)
11:15 a.m.– Noon Who Are Your Beneficiaries? Evaluating Services to Targeted Populations (.ppt)
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch: New Mentorships – Veterans of Five-Year Evaluation (.ppt)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Getting at Trends: Past and Future Programming Directions in Preparation for the Next Five-Year Plan (.ppt)
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Programmatic Discussion Groups Based on Interest – sign up (.ppt)
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Conference Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
 

Handouts

Communications Opportunities

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August 2, 2017