The Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (Ohio AEYC) announces its 2018 conference, April 19-21 at the Kalahari Conference Center in Sandusky.
Library Juice Academy is offering an online Early Childhood Literacy Certificate program for library staff at any level.
Whether you work directly with children in the library, or want to learn more about early literacy to help you better serve your community, this certificate program offers key information on child development and early literacy and activities to put it into practice in your own situations and environments. It is designed for staff in public and school libraries to add to your knowledge and as a means of recognition of knowledge in this area.
Early Literacy 101
Thursday, November 16, 2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm, including a 1-hour lunch break
Wood County District Public Library, 251 N. Main St., Bowling Green
This workshop is free. Lunch will be on your own. To register or for more information: norweld.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=941
Ease the transition to school by helping parents and caregivers understand Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee (TGRG) and learn how to incorporate literacy skill-building into everyday life. Reading ‘Round the Clock encourages and equips caregivers to integrate fun, simple reading and literacy activities into daily routines at home, on the road, and around the community.
Ohio Ready to Read presents its FREE* hands-on early literacy training workshop! Open to all Ohio public library workers, Early Literacy 101 is coming to several Ohio locations this fall. Note: as of Sept. 1, the workshop in Hudson is full. Please join us in Eaton or Bowling Green!
Keep kids reading and learning all summer long with free eBooks and audio books available from INFOhio, and other digital resources. Download a flyer to hand out to kids in grades PreK-12 and their parents:
The Ohio Library Council’s webinars are a convenient way to gain practical, real-world knowledge from the convenience of your desktop—or anywhere you have internet access. A variety of webinars are offered throughout the year.
The Dover Public Library presents an exciting professional development opportunity for librarians and other educators:
INFOhio is Ohio's PreK-12 digital library. INFOhio provides library automation, instructional support, and lots of electronic resources to Ohio's PreK-12 community. It is also an important resource partner for public library staff who serve children. Among INFOhio's offerings is access to Scholastic Bookflix for all Ohio children from PreK-up. Learn how you can use and share INFOhio.
With over 100 sessions on all aspects of early childhood education, the Ohio Early Childhood Conference is a great opportunity for librarians to learn from experts in the field, and to network with early childhood professionals from around the state.
Groundwork Ohio, a statewide organization that advocates for high-quality early learning and healthy development strategies, sponsors the Early Childhood Leadership Fellowship, a one-year learning leadership opportunity. The second cohort of this program wrapped up in December 2022. One of the cohort’s project groups created a set of brief videos demonstrating early literacy practices in real-life, everyday settings.
The Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar provides young children and their caring adults a song, video, activities, and book suggestions for every day of the year. Each day, visitors to DayByDayOH.org will see a new set of activities for today's date.
A service of the State Library of Ohio in collaboration with Ohio Ready to Read, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills, helps young children get ready for school, and is available 24/7.
Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), a national parent/caregiver outreach initiative, empowers public library workers to share early literacy knowledge with the caring adults in young children's lives. It was first rolled out in 2004, and is very familiar to children's services specialists. But what if you're a new children's librarian or specialist and you're hearing about ECRR for the first time? You've come to the right place!