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April 2012, Volume 4, Issue 4

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

Month of the Military Child
April

School Library Month
April

National Library Week
April 8-14

Preservation Week
April 22-28

Money Smart Week
April 22-28

World Book Night
April 23

Dia de los Ninos, Dia de los Libros
April 30

Children's Book Week
May 7-13


Featured e-Resources of the Month
Support Common Core literacy with electronic resources, part 2


April Continuing Education Opportunities

 

School Library Chat

April 12 at 4:00 pm CT and again at 4:00 pm MT
Join us for a free opportunity to share and learn with your colleagues with no travel, no registration, and no CEU involved. You will need a phone and a computer with an Internet connection. Select the time that works best in your schedule and participate in the conversation for as long as you'd like. We'll chat with everyone joining at 4:00 CT for an hour and then continue on to chat with those who join at 4:00 MT for another hour. Here’s all the information you’ll need to attend: library.sd.gov.

 

21st Century School Librarian Boot Camp deadline extended

SDSL's Boot Camp Major BookmanThe deadline for signing up for the summer class at BHSU is now April 16. Librarians, paraprofessionals, teachers, and administrators are all welcome to attend this professional development opportunity July 22-25 on the campus of BHSU. Read more details and sign up now at www.library.sd.gov

 

SDSL RACE Webinar: Serving the Blind & Physically Impaired in Your Community

April 18 from 11:00 am -12:00 pm CT; 10:00 -11:00 am MT
Join Colleen Kirby, Assistant State Librarian for Access Services, as she talks about these available programs. Maybe you have patrons in your community who don’t even know they would qualify for services. Please bring your questions and she will answer them for you. For more information on this and other RACE webinars, please click on to library.sd.gov.

 

Continuing Education Opportunities

April 3

You’ve Got Male: Great New Books for Boys
(1:00 – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)
alapublishing.webex.com

Utilizing the Powers of Mobile Technologies
(2:00 – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
nonprofitwebinars.com

April 4

Skills for the Everyday Leader
(1:00 – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)
www.webjunction.org

Before You Hire an Architect: Reduce Costs and Risks, Produce Better Results
(2:00 – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
nonprofitwebinars.com

April 10

Virtual Connections
(1:00 – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)
www.webjunction.org

Picture These: What's New with Graphic Novels
(1:00 – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)
alapublishing.webex.com

April 11

After the Gift: How to Build a Satisfied, Loyal Donor Base
(2:00 – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
nonprofitwebinars.com

April 17

Healing Reads: Bibliotherapy for the 21st Century
(2:00 - 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 - 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
infopeople.org

April 18

Social Media Fundraising: Past, Present and Future
(2:00 – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
nonprofitwebinars.com

April 24

Leveraging Technology to Support Early Literacy in the Library
(2:00 - 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 - 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
infopeople.org

The Murderous Month of May: Hot Mysteries for Spring
(1:00 – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)
alapublishing.webex.com

 

 

 

 

21st Century, accessibility, braille, continuing education, school libraries

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