Thursday, December 6, 2012

December Professional and Continuing Education List

December Professional and Continuing Education List

Welcome to the Professional and Continuing Education Interest Group monthly announcement for continuing education opportunities.  This email contains a listing of conferences, webinars, and other ways to learn more about librarianship.  Events requiring a registration fee are designated by a ($). This list is also available on the Georgia Library Association blog:

Please help PACE keep this list useful and current by emailing announcements for upcoming continuing education events to Amelia Glawe (  Thanks!


December 6

ALSC-Every Child Ready to Read: How to Train and Motivate Adults to Foster School Readiness ($)

School Library Journal- Lerner Publishing Group Spring 2013 Librarian Preview Webinar

WebJunction- Outreach Programs in Rural Communities: Simple Steps for Surprising Results

Online Education Database-How to Create Your Own Library (or Personal!) Knowledge Base.

December 7

Tech Tools with Tine: 1 Hour of Evernote

O'Reilly Community- Accessibility Handbook: Making 508-Compliant Websites

December 10

Educause- Online Learning with Students, Staff and Faculty with Disabilities:  Knowing the Legal Landscape of Web Accessibility

InSync-Nuts and Bolts of Social Media

December 11

O'Reilly Community- A Developers Introduction to User-Centered Design

Tech Soup- Better Together: Tech Trainers Sharing

Volunteer Match-Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program

ATC-Mobile Accessibility - The Status of Accessibility in Mobile Devices

December 12

ALA- Let's Talk About It: The National Model for Scholar-Led Read ($)

InfoPeople- Basic Graphic Design for Library Staff: Quick and Easy Solutions

WebJunction-What Would Walt Do? Quality Customer Service for Libraries

Nonprofit Webinars- Perfect Phrases for Fundraising

December 13

YALSA- Reluctant Readers ($)

Making the Choice: Mobile Solutions for Libraries

December 18

PLA- E-Book Action: Inform and Inspire Your Community

****Many thanks to Jay Turner, Director, Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service, for his collaborative work on this list.

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