Perfect for: School and public libraries with more limited budgets.
How the Visit Works: You must be familiar with Skype www.skype.com , have necessary internet connection and equipment, and must schedule an event by contacting Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note About Scheduling: Once a date is agreed upon and all the following steps are completed, the date is firm and a 24-hour cancellation is required to avoid payment unless extraordinary factors arise.
Prior to Event:
Phone number to use the day of event and Skype name to be emailed
The name, address, phone and fax numbers of the school/library. In the case of a school, name of school district is also required to be emailed
Prior reading/discussion of highlighted book(s) is required
Students should write down questions and have them in front of them prior to beginning of visit (some tend to get nervous and forget)
A "dry run" without the students present must be conducted in the week before, in the room where the event is to be held to work out the kinks, if any.
Notification to Mark as to who will be in the room during the visit other than students, ie teachers, school officials
Day of Event:
Video taping or recording of the event is allowed but for internal school/library use only.
Please use “Terry Trueman” as the Skype name to contact (this is to be used only for this event and may not be given out as a method in which to contact Terry. If students have questions, please direct them to email email@example.com It is understood that YOU will be contacting TT on day of event.
Mark will fax or mail an invoice along with a W9 to the address provided
Teacher/Librarian is to remain in the room at all times during visit
After the Event:
We would love to receive an email from the teacher/librarian describing the reactions/comments to the event.
If you would like to pass along this information to someone who is interested in conducting a visit with Terry,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Visits range from 45 to 60 minutes long—arrangements can be made for longer or multiple visits.
For scheduling and fees please contact email@example.com