Magazine article Texas Library Journal

Continuing Education CORNER

Magazine article Texas Library Journal

Continuing Education CORNER

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TLA's CE Office has coordinated several programs on collaboration and partnerships to offer over the coming months. The 2015 AZ series for library support staff will conclude. Popular events like the TALL Texans Leadership Institute and the Texas Bluebonnet Award will also be covered.

All webinars are free except for the AZ series. TLA webinars are recorded, and CE credit is available for watching the live webinar or for viewing a recording and taking a short quiz. TLA is accredited by bothTSLAC and the State Board of Educator Certification (#500383).

OCtober 2, 10 am-11 am (CST)

How to Apply to the TALL Texans Leadership Institute - Roosevelt Weeks,

Walter Betts, and Ted Wanner The TALL Texans program is one of the oldest library leadership programs in the nation. Attendees study topics from strategic planning and advocacy to coaching and conflict negotiation under instructors who also teach at Harvard, Princeton, Simmons, and ALA trainings. But the key to this transformational seminar (to be held June 12-15, 2016, at the Montserrat Retreat Center in Lake Dallas) is a successful application. Learn the critical tips for gaining admission.

OCtober 6, 2 pm-3:30 pm (CST)

Texas Libraries Unite to Create Career Centers - L.G. Swift

Texas libraries have played a major role in ensuring the success of job seekers by extending job readiness resources to the community at large. Learn how libraries across the state provide career and readiness programs and how to create programs in large and small libraries. The webinar will be taught by an ALA-certified Career Development Facilitator.

OCtober 21, 11:00am-12:00pm (CST)

Children's and Youth Services for Support Staff - Julie Todaro

This webinar covers issues for serving juvenile patrons, including basic teaching techniques, coping with disruptive behavior, and legal issues of patron access and "latchkey kids." This webinar is an elective program in the AZ series for support staff. For more information, please visit

noVeMber 3, 2 pm-3:30 pm (CST)

Texas Libraries Unite to Create Career Centers - L.G. Swift

This encore presentation of the October 6 webinar covers the same material on career centers. …

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