In education, the term professional development may be used in reference to a wide variety of specialized training, formal education, or advanced professional learning intended to help administrators, teachers, and other educators improve their professional knowledge, competence, skill, and effectiveness.
There are many ongoing programs for Librarians, educators, school teams, and districts to enhance teaching and learning and support the advancement of Library programs. Professional development keeps us up-to-date on new research on how children learn, emerging technology tools for the classroom, new curriculum resources, and more.
This wonderful list was compiled by the New Hampshire Library Association
School Library Journal webcasts
Library Journal webcasts
American Libraries Live
Texas Library Association continuing education
Library Juice Academy
Texas State Library webinars
Nebraska Library Commission webinars
University of Wisconsin-Madison Continuing Ed
Kentucky Dept. for Libraries webinars
Wyoming State Library Webinar Archive
Tech Soup For Libraries
This tutorial provides an overview of the features of the EBSCOhost interface.
This tutorial demonstrates how to create a Basic Search using EBSCOhost.
This tutorial demonstrates how to use Advanced Searching on the EBSCOhost interface with the Guided Style Find Fields.
OCLC offers many options to obtain the skills and knowledge you need to accomplish your mission. From live-online webinars, to Web-based tutorials and demonstrations, you can choose the easiest type of training and education for you.