Bookroom Bootcamp at Custom Ed  


Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CST

  • Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
  • Coffee & Pastries will be provided.
  • Lunch on your own.

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IL Curriculum Showroom 
235 Remington Boulevard
Suite A
Bolingbrook, IL 60440

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Lindsey Bell & Tamiko Cooper 
Custom Education Solutions 

Is Your Bookroom Out of Shape? We Can Help!  

Join us for this FREE, half-day workshop as Denise Retka leads you through exercises to help strengthen the quality of your resources and breathe new life into your bookroom. Find books that are just the right fit for your students and teachers.

MORNING SESSION  I  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
In this session, attendees will:

  • Determine the current condition of your school’s bookroom using an evaluation rubric
  • Create a multi-step improvement plan
  • Learn how to purge and re-purpose resources
  • Receive suggestions for organization and checkout
  • Establish bookroom protocols for entire school
  • Learn what factors to consider when selecting books for your bookroom
  • Discuss funding options
  • Receive a “swag bag” of HOT new titles that will instantly bring excitement to the bookroom
  • Enter a drawing for a FREE $1,000 bookroom starter kit

Lunch on your own.

Take the information you receive from your evaluation and work with your team to create a plan for your bookroom. Spend the afternoon previewing culturally responsive resources in the curriculum showroom and select titles to address the needs of your students and teachers.