Julie Seboe

Member of Users Council of INFOhio

Julie Seboe, district library/media specialist for the Loudonville-Perrysville Exempted Village School District has been appointed to the Users Council of INFOhio.

INFOhio supports and enriches teaching and learning by providing equitable access to quality resources for Ohio's PreK-12 community of students, educators and parents. INFOhio's components include digital resources for schools, instructional development for teachers, and school library automation - all promoting information literacy and media literacy through the use of technology.

The INFOhio Users Council advances the vision of INFOhio by improving communication, fostering collaboration and supporting continuous improvement efforts for the purpose of increasing student achievement and meeting the current and future information needs of Ohio's students.

The goals of the Users Council are to: Develop and implement a process for generating effective two-way communication between INFOhio and its users; Gather feedback from users that will result in improved INFOhio products and services for the purpose of increasing student achievement and; Identify and evaluate products, services and professional development.

Mrs. Seboe's term runs through June 2018.

eReader Grant

Two grants were received and were used to purchase Kindle Paperwhite eReaders and eBooks for use by junior high and high school students through the LHS library/media center. Mrs. Julie Seboe, the school district's library/media coordinator, is serving as project director.

The Loudonville-Perrysville School Foundation awarded a $4,241 grant to the L-P School District, and the L-P Schools received a $2,718 grant from the L-P School Endowment Fund, held by the Ashland County Community Foundation,
for a combined grant total of $6,959.

"With the help of many donors and other volunteers, the Loudonville-Perrysville School Foundation strives to help our schools every year," said superintendent John Miller. "The ongoing support is greatly appreciated."

LHS Library Furniture

Julie Seboe applied for and was awarded a grant in the amount of $4,500 from the Milton R. and Beulah M. Young Foundation for the purpose of providing new furniture for the LHS library. A student committe was formed to select a couch, chairs, cafe tables and artwork. The furnishings were used to design a learning commons for student use.