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June/July 2013, Volume 5, Issue 6

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

One Book South Dakota 2103

ALA 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition
June 27– July 2, Chicago, Illinois

SD Festival of Books
Sept. 20-22, Deadwood

Tri-Conference: NDLA, MPLA, SDLA 2013
The Library: All Travelers Welcome
Sept. 25-27, Sioux Falls

Indian Education Summit
Sept. 29- Oct 1, Chamberlain/Oacoma


Featured e-Resources of the Month
Ah-choo! Allergy info for all ages


Continuing Education Opportunities

 

Looking ahead to professional development for 2013-2014

It's never too early to start planning your professional development calendar for 2013-2014. Here's some brief information on three events you will want to attend:

  • Sept. 25-27: The 2013 Tri-Conference: SDLA, NDLA, MPLA is a joint library conference being held in Sioux Falls. This is a great opportunity to meet authors, talk with exhibitors and share with colleagues.
  • Sept. 29-Oct. 1: The Indian Education Summit at Cedar Shore Resort in Oacoma will begin with a free Library Pre-Conference on Sunday, Sept. 29, from 1:00-4:00. Joan Upell will present multiple literacy strategies using the Common Core State Standards. All librarians and library paraprofessional are welcome to attend and are encouraged to register for the entire summit event too.
  • Dec. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12: School Library Regional Meetings will be held in six locations across the state, TBA. Preliminary topics will include eBooks and other emerging technologies. Contact Joan Upell if you would like to volunteer your library as a meeting space.

 

More upcoming continuing education webinars:

June 4

Amp Up Your Technology Training
(1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)

A New Era in Nonprofit Marketing: Why Winging It with Social Media No Longer Works
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Be the Change: Raise the Bar with Effective Collaborations
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

June 5

Leadership Engagement as an Operations Strategy
(12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Crowd funding: Not just for first-world problems
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

June 11

Telling the Right Story for Your Online Campaign
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Summertime and the Listening Is Easy
(1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

June 12

Support Patron Learning in Small Spaces with Small Budgets
(1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)

The Case for Integrated Planning
(12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)

To Raise More Money, Tell A Story
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

June 18

Building Donor Loyalty: What it takes and how your database can help
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

New Kids on the Block
(1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

Follow the listservs for more updates!

 

 

 

Common Core, continuing education, MPLA, Native American, Oacoma, school libraries, SDLA, Sioux Falls, webinars

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