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Early Literacy Outside the Library Walls (ALSC webcast archive)—GROUP RATE

$195.00
ALA Member: 
$ 175.50
Item Number:
221172
Delivery Method: 
On-Demand
Publisher: 
ALSC
  • Description
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Registration
  • About the Instructors

Please note: Your purchase at the ALA Store is only Step 1 of a 2-Step Registration process!

 

Upon purchase you will receive an Access Instructions PDF in the form of a digital download. The download link can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your Account History. This PDF contains a link to the webinar recording and a password you'll need to view it. You must download this PDF and follow the instructions in order to access the webinar recording. If you have questions or problems accessing the purchased recording, send a message to alsc@ala.org, or call 800-545-2433 ext. 2163.

Technical requirements:
To playback this on-demand webinar you should have the newest version of Adobe Flash Player installed and Javascript enabled in your web browser. A fast internet connection and computer is recommended. We suggest that groups, especially larger groups, plan ahead to use an LCD/LED projector in the room to project the webinar recording. Groups will also want to have speakers capable of amplifying the webinar audio for the entire room.

Learning Outcomes By attending this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn how to take the five early literacy practices from Every Child Ready to Read out of the storytime room and into the community.
  • Learn how to identify and develop relationships with potential community partners
  • Discover tools to help develop partnerships and create buy-in
  • Learn ways to reach and empower parents in their role as their child’s first teacher.

Please note: Your purchase at the ALA Store is only Step 1 of a 2-Step Registration process!

 

Upon purchase you will receive an Access Instructions PDF in the form of a digital download. The download link can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your Account History. This PDF contains a link to the webinar recording and a password you'll need to view it. You must download this PDF and follow the instructions in order to access the webinar recording. If you have questions or problems accessing the purchased recording, send a message to alsc@ala.org, or call 800-545-2433 ext. 2163.

Technical requirements:
To playback this on-demand webinar you should have the newest version of Adobe Flash Player installed and Javascript enabled in your web browser. A fast internet connection and computer is recommended. We suggest that groups, especially larger groups, plan ahead to use an LCD/LED projector in the room to project the webinar recording. Groups will also want to have speakers capable of amplifying the webinar audio for the entire room.

Kara Fennell Walker

Kara Fennell Walker is the Head of Youth Services with the Geauga County Public Library in Ohio. She has worked as a children's librarian in public libraries for over fifteen years and is currently serving as a member of ALSC's Early Childhood Programs and Services committee. Her area of expertise is providing library services to children from birth to age five, creating family programs, and developing new community outreach. When not in working with children and their families at the library, Kara can be found at home wrangling her own two kiddos, ages one and four.

Kristen Rocha

Kristen Rocha is the New York Public Library's Manager of Early Childhood Education. She supervises early childhood educational programming across NYPL's 89 branch libraries, which includes developing programs and staff training, and managing community partnerships with organizations like the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Mayor's Office. Kristen has over five years of experience designing and implementing educational programs in museums and libraries. Prior to joining the NYPL she created and delivered outreach programming for the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. When not working with children and their families at the library, Kristen can be found swing dancing, or training her new puppy! Kristen is a new member of ALSC's Early Childhood Services and Programs Committee.

Brooke Sheets

Brooke Sheets is the Senior Librarian for the Children's Literature Department of the Los Angeles Public Library. She has been a children's librarian for over 10 years, and is a member of the California Library Association, the American Library Association and several of its divisions. She is currently serving as a member of ALSC's Early Childhood Programs and Services committee.

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