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Directions and Parking

Mt. Wachusett Community College
(Main Campus)
444 Green St. 
Gardner, MA

  • Directions
  • Recommended parking:
    Lot C (Note: Avoid lots A and E, reserved for faculty/staff.)
  • Program Location:
    South Cafeteria. 
    Follow signs from Lot C.
  • Campus Guide and Map

Cape Cod Community College
(Main Campus)
2240 Iyannough Rd.
West Barnstable, MA

  • Directions
  • Recommended parking:
    Lots 10 and 11
  • Program Location:
    Lorusso Applied Technology Building, 2nd floor solarium
    Follow signs.
  • Campus Map

Student Perspectives

Program Agenda: May 31, 2013

9:00 AM        Registration and coffee 

9:30 AM        Welcoming remarks 

9:45 AM        Panel discussion:

  • Katie Conboy
    Incoming Provost and Senior Vice President, Simmons College
  • Donna Maturi
    Head of Reference and Information Services, Peabody Institute Library  
    Instruction/Liaison Librarian, Merrimack College
  • Amy Short
    Senior Director of Library and Media Services for Boston Public Schools
  • Rebecca Wolfe
    Senior Project Manager, Jobs for the Future
  • David Wyman
    Associate Professor of English, Mt. Wachusett Community College

Moderated by Ellen Madigan Pratt
Reference and Instructional Services Librarian, Mt. Wachusett Community College

11:15 AM      Table discussion groups

12:00 PM      Lunch

12:45 PM      Recap of morning discussions

1:00 PM        Keynote Speakers:

  • Aundrea Kelley
    Deputy Commissioner for P-16 Policy and Collaborative Initiatives, MA Department of Higher Education
  • Patricia Crosson
    Senior Advisor for Academic Policy, MA Department of Higher Education

2:30 PM         Wrap up and Evaluations


Program Steering Committee

Melinda Adams, Library Teacher, Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School, Bourne, MA

Susan Babb, Advisor – Youth Services, Massachusetts Library System

Anne Croak, Liaison Librarian, Education, Simmons College (retired)

Jeanmarie Fraser, Associate Dean, Academic Support Services and Learning Resources, Cape Cod Community College, West Barnstable, MA

Deborah Hoadley, Advisor, Massachusetts Library System

Mary King, Advisor, Massachusetts Library System

Donna Maturi, Head of Reference and Information Services at the Peabody Institute Library, Danvers, MA
and Instruction/Liaison Librarian (Social Sciences), Merrimack College,North Andover, MA

Heidi McCann, Dean of Library and Academic Support Services, Mt. Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA

Jenna Morin, Library Media Specialist, Murdock Middle High School, Winchendon, MA

Ellen Madigan Pratt, Distance Education & Outreach Librarian, Mt. Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA

Valerie Wlodyka, Teacher Librarian, Pathfinder Regional Vocational/Technical High School, Palmer, MA

Kelly Jo Woodside, Advisor – Academic Liaison, Massachusetts Library System



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