Libraries & Literacy - Presented by Texas State Library and Archives Commission and Texas Workforce Commission
Date:  March 30, 2017
Harrington Library Consortium Meeting Room
Registration 9:30 - 9:45 am
Orientation 9:45 - 10:00 am
CE Credits: 6
Audience:  All are welcome, though these workshops are designed for staff from public and academic libraries and from adult literacy providers.
This one day in-person workshop provides training in the following:
1.  Use of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission's free digital literacy toolkit.  You will go home with a free copy of the toolkit.
2.  Access and use of the TRAIN PD CENTER @ TCALL, the statewide 
Professional Development and Resource Center for Texas Adult Education and Literacy (AEL).  This resource is free to librarians and adult literacy providers.
3.  Overview of Learning Express Library, an online resource available through most academic and public libraries.
4.  Best practices in partnerships development and an opportunity to meet potential partners.
Link to Learn More about this workshop and to register.

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