Well we have two breakout rooms identified. Are there others that people would like to have?


Tim Gleisner


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I agree that breakouts would be good. They're pretty easy to create in Zoom. It's easier if you put some advance thought about who goes into which room, but you can assign on the spot (i.e. during the meeting), but it involves a few steps during which everyone would be waiting rather than "sitting in" their rooms. 



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Yes, I think breakouts would be good. I think the Western States would like a breakout.


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On Jun 12, 2020, at 10:53 AM, Rocco Staino <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


Hi Everyone,


Would there be an opportunity for breakouts.  I understand that is possible with Zoom (Tim do you know?).  If so I know that the Route 1 Read states would like a breakout.  Perhaps Letters About Literature folks may want one. Any thoughts?






On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 1:19 PM Lamolinara, Guy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

All—I am excited to talk with all of you next week at our 2-day meeting, June 15 & 17, 2-4pm EDT.


I am attaching the agenda items we have so far. If you have any more please send soon and I will add them. Once we have all agenda items, I will assign a date and time.


Thanks for your input to our agenda. I wish we were meeting in person, but this virtual meeting will enable many more of our fellow affiliates to join us.


Talk to you next week.