You already provide great storytimes.
Supercharge your practice to make them even better!
Tuesday Cohort: September 4th – November 13th
Thursday Cohort: September 6th – November 15th
Supercharged Storytimes is a 10 week course consisting of 5 live webinars and one in person session at the end, online discussion forums, readings and activities. The course provides training in how to intentionally apply research-based practices to boost early literacy in young children attending library storytime. Course work requires a time commitment of an average of 1.5 hours per week.
Content has been developed by Saroj Ghoting, early literacy consultant, Betha Gutsche, WebJunction Program Manager, CiKeithia Pugh, Early Learning Program Manager at the Seattle Public Library, and Emily Plagman, Project Manager at Project Outcome, with support from OCLC and a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, RE-95-17-0085-17.
Whitney Nelson is the Assistant Director at the Holston River Regional Library. She had the opportunity to participate in the Supercharged Storytime training this summer and is excited to bring this training to library staff in the Holston and Clinch River Regions in TN.
As a result of participation in the Supercharged Storytimes training, practitioners will be able to: