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Continuing Education

November Workshops

The ABC’s of Raising a Reader:  Planting the Seeds for a Lifelong Love of Literature

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 9 a.m. to Noon
Helen Fellers, South Carolina Center for Children’s Books and Literacy, School of Library and Information Science, USC

Discover the importance of reading for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.  Caregivers will develop tips and techniques to apply exciting ways to help children enhance their skills.  Valuable handouts will be included.  This is a workshop guaranteed to be full and informational. 

Day care and preschool teachers will receive three hours of continuing education credit from the SC Child Care Training System.

Registration: $25.00

Location:  South Carolina Center for Children’s Books and Literacy, 1430 Senate Street, Columbia, SC.  You may park in any of the spaces at the rear of the building.  Please enter through the side door opening onto Bull Street.

Limited to 20 participants.

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Get the Job You Want (I’ve Got the Suit, Now What?????)

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, 10 a.m. to Noon
Andy Thomas, School of Library and Information Science, USC

A discussion of tips and good techniques to employ during a job interview.

Registration Fee:  FREE to SLIS students; $10.00 for all others

Location: Room 112, Davis College, USC – Columbia Campus

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Assessment:  Key to Improvement

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sarah Keeling, School of Library and Information Science, USC

Do you need to assess or improve a process, program or service in you library or organization?  This workshop will help you with your specific assessment needs, whether it is creating a culture of assessment or surveying customers.  Bring your assessment need and leave with a  plan of action.

Registration: $30.00

Location:  Room 112, Davis College, USC- Columbia Campus

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