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2017 Grants to States All States Convening

IMLS Grants to States – All States Convening, St. Louis, MO

April 18-19, 2017
Agenda

Tuesday, April 18, Day 1

Continental breakfast served outside main meeting room

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Conference Orientation for New Attendees (OPTIONAL)
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. State of the Nation: Analysis of Grants to States SPR Projects with handout
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – Noon SPR Reporting: New Observations and Discussion
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch: Refresher on Financial Reporting
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Measuring Success / Evaluating Outcomes
  • Overview from IMLS with handout
  • State Experiences with Evaluating Outcomes
    Debbie Hall (AR), Kristina Taylor (ID), Karen Egan (IL), and Karren Reish (MI)
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Five-Year Evaluation: Lessons Learned
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Measuring Success Celebration and Break
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Five-Year Plan: Continuity and Change
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. “Office Hours” with Program Officers (OPTIONAL) – sign-up for one-on-one

Wednesday, April 19, Day 2

Continental breakfast served outside main meeting room

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. “Office Hours” with Program Officers (OPTIONAL) – sign-up for one-on-one
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Reflection from Day 1; Day 2 Overview
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Statewide Monitoring: Learning from Your Peers
  • Patience Frederiksen (AK), Maria Bernier (CT), Judy Tirey (OK), and Stacey Malek (TX)
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. IMLS State Profiles and Other Communications
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Break (extended to allow for room checkout)
11:00 a.m. – Noon IMLS Information and Data (Extranet Migration, Public View & Exports)
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Working Lunch: Project Showcase from States
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Measures that Matter Update – Jen Nelson (MN)
1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Programmatic Discussion Groups Based on Interest – sign-up
3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Conference Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
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