Instruction Committee Meeting Minutes: December 5, 2018

Members attending:
Annie Armstrong (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Amy Hall (National-Louis University)
Tim Lockman (Kishwaukee College)
Molly Mansfield (Dominican University
Marielle McNeal (North Park University)
Christina Norton (Heartland Community College)
Matthew Olsen (Millikin University)
Mackenzie Salisbury (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)

Members absent: Rebecca Yowler (Knox College)

Staff attending: Lorna Engels, Debbie Campbell

Guests:  Francesca Martinez (intern at Dominican University)


  • The committee will be partnering with Jennifer Lau-Bond (Harper College)and Martinique Hallerduff of the The Library Sessions Podcast to offer a series of podcast about inclusive library classrooms.
  • Spring webinar presenters have been finalized. Dates are still pending.
  • The Instruction Showcase will include a Inclusive Lesson Plan Workshop. Facilitators/presenters are still pending.
  • The meeting was adjourned at 2:15 PM.


  • CARLI offices will be closed for the holidays: December 24 -  January 2nd.
  • Due to the holiday/vacation conflicts, the next committee meeting has been moved to Wednesday, January 9th.  
  • Voyage Skills Webinar will take place on December 14th from 11 am to 12pm.
  • Alma is coming soon! Training is available on the Ex Libris Alma website for free.
  • Molly Mansfield (Dominican University) will be on maternity leave for Spring 2019.

Tasks assigned:

  • Marielle and Mackenzie will be moderating the upcoming Twitter Chat!
  • Mackenzie will archive the Twitter Chat.
  • All: If you are planning on  participating in the Twitter Chat, please add your handle to the “Twitter Chat Questions” documents in  Google Drive so that we will know who’s online!
  • All: Review the “Twitter Chat Questions” and make any changes or additions.
  • Marielle will follow up with the Spring webinar presenters to finalize dates.
  • Marielle will review the calendar at North Park and suggest potential dates for the CARLI Instruction Showcase.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: 1/9/18, 1-2:30 pm
  • Schedule of Instruction Committee Meetings:
    • 2/6/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 3/6/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 4/3/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 5/1/19, 1-2:30 pm