Instruction Committee Meeting: May 19, 2021

Met via Zoom

Members attending: Dee Anna Phares (co-chair), Northern Illinois University; Christina Norton (co-chair), Bradley University; Tish Hayes, Moraine Valley Community College; Annie Armstrong, University of Illinois Chicago; Molly Mansfield, Dominican University; Kristin Allen, Harper College; Joshua Avery, Wheaton College; and Amy Hall, National Louis University.

Staff attending: Denise Green and Debbie Campbell 


  • Fister event on May 18th was a success (47 people in attendance, 57 registrations). Committee will consider how to follow up on issues related to the discussion in the future. 


  • June events: Ex libris knowledge days/presentations and “after parties.”
  • Appointments of new committee members:  new members have been invited, and will be confirmed at June meeting.

Tasks Assigned: 

  • Roles were assigned for Instruction Showcase on Friday (see Showcase Schedule Document).

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: June 16th, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Zoom
  • Committee Report will be due in August. Volunteers needed to contribute, can refer to Amy’s report from last year.
  • Continuing members should consider if they’d like to chair next year.