SLJ Summit Schedule snapshot

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
6:00–7:00 pm
Welcoming cocktail reception (optional)

Thursday, September 22, 2011
9:30 am–2:00 pm
Registration, opening brunch and opening keynote presentation
2:00-6:00 pm
Panels and presentations
6:00–7:30 pm
Cocktail reception

Friday, September 23, 2011
8:00 am–12 pm
Breakfast, presentations/sessions & closing

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SLJ Leadership Summit 2011 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Small Capstone

Even in a new world of reading, some things never change: the delight of a compelling story, the joy of discovering new facts and Capstone’s enduring commitment to create content that meets the needs of every reader. It is an exciting time to stand with you at the forefront of library innovation. New formats and technologies will engage readers of all abilities and support your students’ multitude of learning needs. Print, digital or yet-to-be imagined technology, Capstone is ready to leap with you into the new world of reading while carrying forward reading’s essential importance of developing knowledge, satisfying curiosity and inspiring imaginations.

Gold Sponsors

Follett Library Resources

Follett Library Resources is the largest supplier of books, audiovisual materials, eContent, digital resources and more to PreK-12 schools and libraries. If you’re looking for world-class service, selection, ease of ordering, and best overall value, make Follett Library Resources your partner of choice for school and library media and related services.

Contact: 888-511-5114, ext. 1164,

Follett Software

More than half of America’s K-12 school districts rely on Follett Software for its innovative management of educational content and library materials, textbooks, assets, data and other critical resources. Follett’s powerful, leading-edge solutions support staff and engage students in a digitally rich environment that empowers 21st century learning and discovery.

Contact: 800-323-3397,

Silver Sponsors

Lerner Publishing

Lerner Publishing Group creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation's largest independent children's book publishers with thirteen imprints and divisions. For more information, visit or call 800-328-4929.


Mackin Educational Resources has been providing library and classroom materials to PK-12 schools for 26 years. Known for its unparalled customer care and customization, Mackin works with 18,000+ publishers and has a database of more than 1.5 million titles. Librarians and teachers can purchase books with all bindings, ebooks, DVDs, online educational databases and more on In addition, Mackin’s professional librarians create and update thousands of book lists to save customers time and money, and provide custom collection analysis and solutions. We are proud to be a Leadership Summit sponsor! Learn more about Mackin at, or call 800-245-9540.

Rosen Publishing

Award-winning K-12 nonfiction educational publisher offers groundbreaking interactive eBooks, CyberSmarts: Staying Safe Online, plus more than 2,500 eBooks hosted on Online database resources include the acclaimed PowerKids Life Science, the forthcoming PowerKids Earth & Space, and Teen Health & Wellness.

Interested in Sponsoring?

Contact Roy Futterman, 646-380-0718,