Summer Getaway 2022: Professional Development for School Librarians

This year’s Summer Getaway will be hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Information Sciences’ School Librarian Licensure Program from June 10-11, 2022 in Champaign, IL. Getaway events will take place on the 4th floor of the new iSchool building at 614 E. Daniel St. The Getaway is a unique professional development event designed specifically for school librarians. Each in-depth workshop focuses on topics related to media literacy. Led by iSchool staff and school library professionals, each daily session will offer a relaxed learning environment where authentic dialogue is encouraged and practical application remains at the forefront.

Please visit our conference itinerary page to view this year’s session descriptions and schedule. Attendees can customize the conference experience, electing to attend for 1 or 2 full days of engaged learning. Attendees can also receive 1 PDH from ISBE for each hour of the conference you attend; attendance will be logged in person at the conference.

Register by May 31 receive the discounted, early bird rate and attend for just $50/day. After May 31, the regular registration rate will be $75/day. Brain food (breakfast and lunch) is included in the cost of registration. We encourage current iSchool students to attend Summer Getaway 2022 for a discounted student rate of $10/day.  Please have your Campus ID number accessible for registration.

Be prepared to pack your bags; you won’t want to miss this summer getaway opportunity!

If you have questions about the Getaway, please contact Ruth Shasteen, School Librarian Licensure Program Coordinator.