Learning Outcomes Understand the partnership between Milwaukee Public

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Learning Outcomes • Understand the partnership between Milwaukee Public Schools, the City of Milwaukee,

Learning Outcomes • Understand the partnership between Milwaukee Public Schools, the City of Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Public Library, and MCFLS that led to over 77, 000 youth gaining better access to digital resources • Learn about the ins and outs of the data transfer between institutions • Gain insight into the strategy behind the ongoing Library. NOW education plan and it’s preliminary success • Hear about the next steps that are planned for this project in 2017 -2018 • Imagine ways this could work in your Library system

Project Partners • Milwaukee Public Library • Milwaukee County Federated Library System • City

Project Partners • Milwaukee Public Library • Milwaukee County Federated Library System • City of Milwaukee • Milwaukee Public Schools

"In a country where we expect free Wi-Fi with our coffee, why shouldn’t we

"In a country where we expect free Wi-Fi with our coffee, why shouldn’t we have it in our schools? Why wouldn’t we have it available for our children’s education. ” President Barack Obama June 6, 2013

MPL~MPS Partnership Connect. ED Initiative Aims to connect 99% of students across the country

MPL~MPS Partnership Connect. ED Initiative Aims to connect 99% of students across the country to broadband in 5 years. Connect. ED empowers teachers with the best technology and the training to make the most of it, and empowers students through individualized learning and rich, digital content. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology

Laying the Groundwork Pilot in 2015 • 2 Elementary Schools • 175 High School

Laying the Groundwork Pilot in 2015 • 2 Elementary Schools • 175 High School City Interns • What we learned • Fall 2016 • First Grade Library Card Campaign-Connect. Ed Hybrid

Setting the Stage Winter 2016 • Initial conversations with MPS media and data groups

Setting the Stage Winter 2016 • Initial conversations with MPS media and data groups • Focus groups with MPS colleagues, particularly Library Media Specialists • Tests at Gaenslen Elementary • Convening in Washington DC • Branding-Library. NOW • Announcement during State of the City

Unprecedented Access Spring 2016 • 24/7 Digital Access • Students Log In with Student

Unprecedented Access Spring 2016 • 24/7 Digital Access • Students Log In with Student ID #, PIN is Birth Year • Come to Any Library Branch to “Upgrade” • Youth who Upgrade can Check Out Physical Materials • “Upgrade” Comes with Full Fine Forgiveness Library. NOW. org

Data Transfer Fall 2016 • MOU signed by all parties in October 2016 http:

Data Transfer Fall 2016 • MOU signed by all parties in October 2016 http: //bit. ly/mcfls-mou • Defines responsibilities and data elements to share • MPS Student ID # • Wisconsin Student Number • Name • Birth Date • Projected Graduation Date • Updates provided after “Third Friday” counts in January, May and September

Logic Model & Key Measures • Logic model sets clearly defined objectives to gauge

Logic Model & Key Measures • Logic model sets clearly defined objectives to gauge progress • Percentage increase in use of online resources • Percentage increase in amount of upgraded cards • Increase in use of the Library. NOW portal site • Statistics gathered on a quarterly basis assist in meeting these objectives • Upgraded accounts • Blocked accounts • Card activity • Circulation • Computer use

Education Plan: Phase I Train the Trainer Model: Collaborate with key groups to inform

Education Plan: Phase I Train the Trainer Model: Collaborate with key groups to inform teachers, students and parents about the digital library cards. • • • Library Media Specialists Parent Coordinators School Support Teachers Community Organizations Others as needed Preliminary Success

Phase I Training Module Outline • Explain the partnership • Show video • Feature

Phase I Training Module Outline • Explain the partnership • Show video • Feature Library. NOW. org • Highlight resources and conduct hand on exploring activities if time allows • ACTION STEP • Send cards & follow up

Resources We Highlight Over 100 Databases

Resources We Highlight Over 100 Databases

Computer Access & Quality Programs

Computer Access & Quality Programs

Elementary Video Teen Video Coming Soon

Elementary Video Teen Video Coming Soon

MPS Student Toolbox www. Library. Now. org

MPS Student Toolbox www. Library. Now. org

Materials

Materials

Preliminary Success Statistics Student Accounts Activity per Quarter # of Checked out Items/Logins 8,

Preliminary Success Statistics Student Accounts Activity per Quarter # of Checked out Items/Logins 8, 000 Virtual Account SAM Sessions 6, 000 Upgraded Account Circ Upgraded Account SAM Sessions 4, 000 2, 000 Upgraded Account Activity (2017 -Q 1): Circ: 65. 2% SAM Sessions: 34. 8% 0 2016 -Q 4 2017 -Q 1 Quarter Upgraded Account Circ Upgraded Account SAM Sessions Virtual Account SAM Sessions Total SAM 2016 -Q 4 806 245 1, 368 1, 613 2017 -Q 1 3, 798 2, 025 6, 426 8, 451 Cumulative Total 4, 604 2, 270 7, 794 10, 064 Sessions

What’s Next • Educator Access • Educator and Parent Sections • Trinity Fellow Spearheads

What’s Next • Educator Access • Educator and Parent Sections • Trinity Fellow Spearheads Additional Evidence of Success • Over 1200 digital cards distributed at the request of teachers • Increased demand for computers at the Library Phase II Education Modules based on videos in 2017 -2018 • Extra push for trainees to train others and tracking use of video modules in classrooms • Continue to spread the word, and encourage young people to use Library. NOW. org both in and outside of school!

Contact Steve Heser Milwaukee County Federated Library Systems Administrator Steve. Heser@mcfls. org Petra Duecker

Contact Steve Heser Milwaukee County Federated Library Systems Administrator Steve. [email protected] org Petra Duecker Victoria Sanchez Milwaukee Public Library Teen Education Specialist School Age Education Specialist [email protected] gov [email protected] gov