In this six-week, facilitated online course, library staff and supporters will learn how to create and tell their library's story, deliver effective presentations, develop a compelling case for support, and build and sustain partnerships along the way.Anyone can participate; one of the sessions mostly takes place in August, when we don't have classes. I might actually try to register for it--but even if you don't want to let your overachiever freak flag fly and do the same, this is a great example of the kind of professional development opportunities you have to look forward to after graduation!
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
PLA Online Seminar on Library Advocacy
The Public Library Association (division of ALA) is offering "Turning the Page 2.0," a free 6-week online course supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The description from the website: