Helping Homeschoolers in the Library

Event Information

Date: 

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Instructor/Presenter(s): 

Event Type: 

Continuing Education - Webinar

Event Category: 

Collection Development
Customer Service
Marketing/PR
Professional/Personal Development
Programming
Reference

CEU Hours: 

3.0

Cost: 

FREE
Event Files
Descriptions

Join us for a special two-part webinar on working with homeschooling families in your communities!

Helping Homeschoolers in the Library, Part 1: April 4, 2012 | 10-11:30 AM
More than one million children are being homeschooled in the United States today, and homeschoolers are an active and growing part of most libraries' communities. This workshop will focus on how and why people homeschool, with specific focus on the laws and support systems that apply to homeschoolers in New Jersey.

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and define major homeschooling philosophies.
  • Locate the laws that apply to homeschoolers in New Jersey.
  • Articulate typical daily and yearly schedules homeschoolers use.
  • Reach out to homeschooling families, individually and through homeschoolers' support systems.

 

Helping Homeschoolers in the Library, Part 2: April 18, 2012 | 10-11:30 AM
Homeschoolers are among libraries' heaviest users. This workshop focuses on how to create policies, programs, and collections that will serve homeschoolers' particular needs.

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Develop policies and services that benefit homeschoolers as well as other families.
  • Create low-cost, high-impact programming targeted to homeschooling families.
  • Create collections for the widest possible use by homeschoolers.
Registration Information

Limit: 

100

Register online by using the link below. (Registration opens at 9 AM on Wednesday, 2/22/12.)

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