Thursday, April 23, 2015

Region 10 Summer Staff Development for Librarians

From Terry Roper at Region 10:

Hello All,
Click here for the Region 10 Library Services cooperative  summer professional development flyer.  Some highlights I would like to point out include:

June 4---Carolyn Foote, technolibrarian, blogger and White House Champion of Change for Connected Learning will be joining us from Austin for a full day of big picture/forward thinking issues around library design, policies, missions, etc. This session will be of use to anyone thinking of designing/redesigning their library as well as library staff who are seeking to get a handle on library policies and best practices.  Check out Carolyn’s blog and join us on 6/4.

June 15—Gail Shipley, member of the Texas Bluebonnet Award program committee will be here to share ideas, lessons, activities, and more to help get students excited about reading the TBA list.  Appropriate for all elementary library staff as well as classroom teachers.

August 7—Library Summit.  We are thrilled that Library Girl, Jennifer LaGarde will deliver the keynote session as well as a break out session.  The location will be in Dallas, call for proposals and more details to come.

TexQuest database sessions which are open to all educators in Region 10 with a TexQuest subscription.  On June 25th we will have an elementary and a secondary Encyclopedia Britannica session.  On August 10th, we will have a trainer from Gale in one room offering an elementary and secondary session, and a trainer from Britannica offering an elementary and secondary session so you can attend on 8/10 and have a half day training for each of these valuable resources.  Invite your teachers!!!

PLEASE NOTE: Region 10 is undergoing a transition to a new registration/calendar system, so the classes will be open for registration on Friday, May 1st

Please let me know if you have any questions.  Looking forward to seeing you all this summer!


Terry Roper, Library Consultant
Region 10 Education Service Center
400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
Richardson, TX  75081

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