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This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Learn about FREE two day Professional development events: the Future Ready Institute will be held in Philadelphia on October 11-12. ...

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

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The National Center for State Courts is sponsoring its fourth annual national civics education essay contest for elementary, middle, and high school students. In recognition of Law Day, May 1, 2017, the essay contest focuses on the 14th Amendment, which addresses citizenship rights...

Learn new ways to use Google tools in this FREE webinar on September 10 Registration provides a FREE resource guide This 10:00am-3:30pm webinar offers sessions on: Google Tools: An Intro for Educators 10 Google Chrome Extensions I Use in My Classroom Every Day! Using Drawings...

Promotional graphic for Library Card Sign-up Month, featuring Snoopy

  What is your library doing in September for Library Card Sign-up Month? Check out the FREE resources, including Snoopy artwork! Send your sign-up activity/PR photos for sharing in the Compendium! ...

This May 10th  webinar will give you the inspiration to start your own STEAM learning initiative in your school or district as well as the necessary tips, tricks, and tools for implementing a successful program. ...

OK2Ask offers webinars for educators.  More Tools for Game Based Learning will be held 7:00pm-8:30pm on May 31.  Learn more and register.   Find out about their other FREE classes for teachers. ...

InfoPeople is offering a FREE webinar “What’s New in Young Adult Literature-2016,”  with presenter Michael Cart on Wednesday, May 18th at 3pm EST. The world of young adult literature is an innovative, dynamic one that has become one of the most vibrant areas...

A live training webinar, “School Librarian’s Workshop: Federal Government Resources for K-12 / Taller para maestros de español: Recursos de gobierno federal para niveles K-12,” will be presented on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Learn more and click here to register! ...