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Find professional development opportunities in August 2019 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may interest you. All WebJunction courses and webinars...

Glenn R. Miller

Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs I am pleased to announce that the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) reviewed and approved a new set of Guidelines for Pennsylvania School Library Programs (PDF) at its most recent meeting in Carlisle on...

Karey Killian, a library media special at the Milton Area School District, is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and the first educator from around the world that Microsoft chose to highlight in their Changemaker series! After extreme rain, high humidity levels and resulting...

Larry Nesbit

  I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in August 1970 and began work at Mansfield University a few weeks later as the education librarian.  It was a perfect match for me because it permitted me to use my undergraduate and graduate backgrounds in education, as well...

POWER Library Fall 2018 Training – Registration Now Open! ***Please share this message broadly with your staff and colleagues that may be interested in the new Gale e-resources.*** REGISTER NOW! Registration for the live 2018 Fall Training sessions is now open! There are...

Join Librarians’ Insights on How to Integrate STEM and Coding into Makerspaces  on June 11 at 1:00pm.  This FREE  60-minute webinar is led by Dr. Azadeh Jamalian, head of education strategy at littleBits. Dr. Jamalian will talk about how school libraries are bringing...

What is the Pennsylvania eBook Consortium? The Pennsylvania eBook Consortium began in the 2016-2017 school year and allows schools to access a comprehensive library of high-interest, standard-driven titles for a fraction of the cost. Every school is given their own MackinVIA portal....

 May 18 is the deadline for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program funding.  The program supports programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies and schools. The...

Jessica Weidman

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. ...