MAY 2017


BULLETIN EDITOR
Deirdre Morgenthaler 
 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Michelle Ciulla Lipkin   
 
NAMLE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Erin Reilly, President
President

David W. Brown
Past President

Kelly Whitney
Vice President

Tony Streit  
Treasurer

Joanne Parsont
Secretary

Kristi Avram
Sherri Hope Culver
David Kleeman
Cynthia Lieberman
Lynette Owens
Nicole Starr
Federico Subervi
DC Vito

NAMLE 
LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
Rachell Arteaga
Caitlin Barry
Karl Carter
Belinha De Abreu
David Cooper Moore
Elizaveta Friesem
Yonty Friesem
Kelsey Greene
Jaclyn Kahn Siegel
Emily Keating
David Magolis
Deirdre Morgenthaler
Tina Peterson
Theresa Redmond
Rebecca Reynolds
Laurie Chin Sayres
Evelien Schilder
Julie Smith
Benjamin Thevenin
 Jiwon Yoon

NAMLE STUDENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Emily Bailin Wells
Catherine Burgess
Roma Dash 
Donnell Probst
Zoey Wang

 
 
Are you a NAMLE partner? 
 
Send us a message to let us know what's new with you.  Email us now with the subject header, 
"Org Partner". 
 
Next submission deadline: 

Friday, June 9, 2017

NAMLE
NEEDS YOU.
 
You can make a difference and advance the mission of media literacy education.

Core Principles of Media Literacy Education

The purpose of media literacy education is to develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression needed by critical thinkers, effective communicators, and active citizens in today's world.  
 

   June 26 - 28 at Roosevelt University in Chicago. 

THE NAMLE CONFERENCE IS LESS 
THAN A MONTH AWAY!
Over 150 presenters. 
Over 50 sessions.

YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS!


Any questions? 
Contact mjrobinson@namle.net

ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNER SPOTLIGHT
     

Leadership Council Member, Emily Bailin Wells, talked with Rona Zlokower, Executive Director of Media Power Youth in Manchester, NH. Read the spotlight article  here. 


PROJECTS

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"What's Your Story?" Youth Video Contest Announces Winners!

Trend Micro announced winners of their 2017 "What's Your Story?"™  youth video contest. The annual competition aims to encourage and empower students and young adults to share their views on how we can make the Internet a better place for all. Schools and individuals in the U.S. and Canada submitted videos that answered the question, "If you could change one thing about the Internet, what would you change?" for a chance to win the grand prize of $10,000 each - one for a student and another for a school. Additional cash prizes of $1,000 were offered to four runner-up winners, with several other entries receiving Honorable Mention. A complete list of winners can be found here.

EVENTS


Upcoming Workshop
Constructivist Media Decoding:  Media Literacy and Critical Thinking in Social Studies

July 24 - July 26, 2017

Project Look Sharp (Ithaca College's media literacy initiative) and NCSS are sponsoring a three day workshop in Constructivist Media Decoding (CMD) from July 24-26, 2017 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Join them to learn Constructivist Media Decoding theory, analyze models, access resources and gain the knowledge, skills, materials and practice in developing and delivering inquiry-based media analysis activities in social studies. Participants will receive individual feedback, reflect with colleagues, and finalize integration plans using diverse media documents and inquiry-based techniques that integrate critical thinking and literacy skills with core social studies curriculum. Click here to learn more and to register. 


RESOURCES
 
   
New Digital Streaming Platform!
15% Discount for NAMLE 
Partners & Members

New Day Films  has its own digital streaming platform up and running! Check out their collection and exciting new releases hereTake advantage of 15% off all orders through May 31st. Use the code NAML15 at checkout. Be on the look-out for them at the 2017 NAMLE Conference next month. 





PBS' Point of View Network Celebrates
30th Anniversary with Free Documentary Screenings

PBS's 30th Anniversary Season of documentaries is now available for free screenings via the recently re-launched POV Community Network This year's offers a timely montage o f diverse stories united by universal desires for inclusion, success and safety -- from Syrian immigrants adjusting to life in Los Angeles to North Carolina's rural African American communities to suburban police forces navigating rising tensions in their neighborhoods. These films are available for free screenings by signing up.  Click here to learn more.    




Celebrating Father's Day by Offering 25% Off Film Screening of The Mask You Live In

Sign up for a screening of The Mask You Live In before June 18th and receive 25% off!  This film has been screened by hundreds of organizations to engage staff in meaningful dialogue around how they can overcome limiting gender stereotypes and social injustices. Their films are ongoing campaigns designed to spark a national dialogue on gender norms and authentic leadership. Each film also includes a community screening guide to help facilitate a meaningful discussion.  Click here   to connect directly with their team who will help you plan, execute and promote the screening of our film at your organization. Click on the video to view the trailer below: 



 
Let NAMLE know  
what you are up to!

If you have something you would like to share in our next Organizational Partner Bulletin, please email the pertinent information (including l ogos and photos) by Friday, June 9, 2017 to  MJ Robinson at  mjrobinson@namle.net.