April Professional Development

Thank you to Meghan Fangmann for curating these webinars and articles!

Webinars

Booklist

https://www.booklistonline.com/webinars

Other Webinars: 

5:00pm

The Power of Manga, Comics, & Graphic Novels through the Lens of the AASL Standards Frameworks for Learners (American Association of School Librarians)

When: Wed, April 3, 5pm – 6pm

Description: Wednesday, Apr 3 (5-6 pm)
The Power of Manga, Comics, & Graphic Novels through the Lens of the AASL Standards Frameworks for Learners (American Association of School Librarians)

Using the lens of the AASL Standards Frameworks for Learners, we will examine the role of manga, comics, and graphic novels to promote literacy and learning. Participants will not only learn about the power of these genres but they will also be exposed to the language of the AASL Shared Foundations.
For more information and to register, visit: http://www.ala.org/aasl/ecollab/upcoming

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1:00pm

 Celebrating Diversity & Multiculturalism through Crafts (Infopeople)

When: Thu, April 4, 1pm – 2pm

Description: Thursday, Apr 4 (1-2 pm)
Celebrating Diversity & Multiculturalism through Crafts (Infopeople)

In this webinar, we will define diversity and multiculturalism, cultural appropriateness, and highlight crafts and activities that will help teach children to respect and celebrate the differences in all people. By merging diversity and equity into our library programming we can build cultural relevance into any craft program.
For more information and to register, visit: https://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar

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12:00pm

Social Media and Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)

When: Tue, April 16, 12pm – 1pm

Description: Tuesday, Apr 16 (12-1 pm)
Social Media and Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)

Volunteer engagement is changing. What do you need to know about social media as a volunteer program manager? How can you use social media to promote your volunteer opportunities and recruit volunteers? This webinar will offer an introduction to including social media in your volunteer recruitment and retention plans. You’ll see examples of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, as well as blogs that other nonprofits have successfully used to draw attention to their organizations and volunteer opportunities. You’ll also learn about the social media tools available as part of your VolunteerMatch account that can help you promote your volunteer opportunity on other social networking sites.
To register, visit: http://learn.volunteermatch.org/training-topics

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12:00pm

YA/Teen Book Buzz Spring 2019 (School Library Journal)

When: Tue, April 23, 12pm – 1pm

Description: Tuesday, Apr 23 (12-1 pm)
YA/Teen Book Buzz Spring 2019 (School Library Journal)

Get ahead of the curve and discover the latest and greatest hot reads during SLJ’s 2019 Teen Book Buzz webcast! Join us in conversation with publishing insiders to learn about their most buzz-worthy titles coming out this spring. You’ll hear about some can’t miss new reads, from a dystopian novel where girls are bannished to the woods for their 16th year to an historical verse retelling of the last day of Joan of Arc’s life. Tackling everything from romance to gender indentity to fantasy, these selections are loaded with teen appeal. Don’t miss out!

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.slj.com/?subpage=Events

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12:00pm

Helping Children Succeed Through Family Engagement (Education Week)
When
Tue, April 23, 12pm – 1pm
Description
Tuesday, Apr 23 (12-1 pm)
Helping Children Succeed Through Family Engagement (Education Week)
Research shows that when parents are engaged in their children’s learning, students succeed. Educators often need support in helping families integrate into local school communities, where they can learn about the education practices and policies that impact their children. The challenge is figuring out the best methods for building these relationships.  In this free webinar, learn about the five high-leverage areas identified in the report: attendance, data sharing, academic and social development, digital media, and transition points. 
For more information and to register, visit: https://www.edweek.org/ew/marketplace/webinars/webinars.html

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Don’t #%?$ My Graphic Novels: Conquering Challenges and Protecting the Right to Read (American Association of School Librarians)

When
Wed, April 24, 5pm – 6pm
Description
Wednesday, Apr 24 (5-6 pm)
Don’t #%?$ My Graphic Novels: Conquering Challenges and Protecting the Right to Read (American Association of School Librarians)
In 2018, 38% of reported book challenges took place in schools. Among the challenged works were those in illustrated format, including Persepolis, Drama, This One Summer, Captain Underpants, Bad Kitty, and Bone. As we celebrate School Library Month, join us in advocating for and defending books that incorporate art with Bad Kitty author and illustrator Nick Bruel and librarians Mariela Siegert, Martha Hickson, and Suzanna Panter.
For more information and to register, visit: http://www.ala.org/aasl/ecollab/upcoming

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