School librarian’s workshop: federal government resources for K-12

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

The School Librarian’s Workshop will provide useful information for grades K-12, including Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government and Kids.gov.

From the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP):

A live training webinar, “School Librarian’s Workshop: Federal Government Resources for K-12 / Taller para maestros de español: Recursos de gobierno federal para niveles K-12,” will be presented on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Click here to register!

  • Start time: 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Speaker: Jane Canfield, Coordinator of Federal Documents, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
  • Learning outcomes: Are you a school librarian? Do you work with school librarians or children? The School Librarian’s Workshop will provide useful information for grades K-12, including Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government and Kids.gov. The webinar will explore specific agency sites which provide information, in English and Spanish, appropriate for elementary and secondary school students. Teachers and school librarians will discover information on Federal laws and regulations and learn about resources for best practices in the classroom.
  • Expected level of knowledge for participants: No prerequisite knowledge required.

Closed captioning will be available for this webinar.

The webinar is free, however registration is required. Upon registering, a confirmation email will be sent to you. This registration confirmation email includes the instructions for joining the webinar.

Registration confirmations will be sent from sqldba[at]icohere.com. To ensure delivery of registration confirmations, registrants should configure junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that email address. If you do not receive the confirmation, please notify GPO.

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About Stephen Mayeaux

Stephen Mayeaux was the Information Manager for the ALA Washington Office. Before coming to the ALA, Stephen worked as a librarian in both public and special libraries. He received his MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh.

4 comments

  1. Yes, I would like to attend.

  2. Will this be recorded for folks who can not be online at this specific time? And, do we register, if so?

  3. Hi Robin,

    While I can’t guarantee that this webinar will be recorded, GPO’s webinar archive page can be found here: http://login.icohere.com/public/topics.cfm?cseq=1172

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