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Using the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® Toolkit with Spanish-Speaking Communities (ALSC webcast archive)—GROUP RATE
Freda Mosquera and Saroj Ghoting
Item Number: 1111142
 
Publisher: ALSC
Price: $195.00
 
 
 
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Session Description
Join us for an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Every Child Ready to Read @ your library Toolkit for Spanish-speaking Communities.
This kit was developed by ALSC and PLA to assist and empower public library staff to serve Spanish-speaking families providing an effective manual that contains instructions in English for the presenter and Spanish translation of the slides, handouts and booklist. The Toolkit includes powerpoint presentations that will allow library staff, even those who do not speak Spanish, to present the workshops. Ghoting and Mosquera offer tips on reaching families as well as on ways to interact with Spanish-speaking families during your Todos los niños listos para leer en tu biblioteca workshops.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge of ways to reach out to Spanish-speaking families in order to present ECRR2 workshops.
  • Gain knowledge of ways to interact with diverse Spanish-speaking communities.
  • Gain knowledge of the contents of ECRR2 en español kit to successfully present the workshops.

About the Instructors

Saroj Ghoting is a national trainer on early literacy for library staff. She has been presenting workshops at national, state, and regional conferences for 8 years. She is co-author of books on early literacy published by the American Library Association and has 30 years’ experience as children’s librarian in public libraries serving customers, especially children, parents, and other adults who work with children. She is also a consultant to American Library Association on Every Child Ready to Read @ your library® initiative and is instrumental in implementing the initiative as pilot site for Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries.


Freda Mosquera is a professional librarian, published author, translator and public speaker. Mosquera earned a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor's Degree in Law and Social Sciences, from Universidad Libre (Bogotá, Colombia.) Mosquera is an active member of national and state library associations such as the American Library Association (ALA), REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library Services to the Spanish-Speakers, and the Florida Library Association (FLA.) Mosquera has worked for almost ten years as a public librarian for the Broward County Library System and as an independent library consultant for the American Library Association (ALA,) the Public Library Association (PLA) and the Association for Library Service to Children. From 2009 to 2012, Mosquera contributed to School Library Journal as the National Editor of Reviews of Spanish Materials. From 2008 to 2010, Mosquera was a member of the 2010 Pura Belpré Award National Committee, responsible for selecting the best Latino books published in the United States. From 2005 to 2008, Mosquera was the national newsletter editor of the Association to Promote Library Services to Latinos and Spanish Speakers, REFORMA. Mosquera has been a presenter and speaker at several national conferences, including: The Second National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, 2012; the REFORMA National Conference IV, held in Denver in September 2011 and the REFORMA National Conference III, held in El Paso in September 2009. Mosquera joined the UAC School of Global Management Library, in Miami, Florida, as the Library Director in January 2014. Mosquera is currently the Head of Youth Services at Broward County Library's North Lauderdale Saraniero Branch.


 
 

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