Professional development training is a frequent part of ACL’s monthly meetings. Experts from ACL and other organizations offer presentations on current and essential topics regarding library service to youth. Below are the professional development topics that are upcoming at ACL meetings; for past meetings’ information view our Professional Development Archive. Find additional professional development resources on our blog.
Upcoming Professional Development Topics at ACL Meetings (second Friday of each month)
November 2019: Allison Angell presents Bayviews Ratings History
December 2019: Guest Speaker Maya Gonzalez reorients participants toward a nature-based, holistic framework of gender for young kids. The workshop provides five important areas where supportive change can begin now, with books and hands-on educational materials for participants to practice and play. Inclusive and multidisciplinary.
January 2020: Mini Distinguished Round Up
February 2020: ALA Midwinter Roundtable
March 2020: Bayviews Task Force Presentation
April 2020: ACL Institute 2020
2019 Social Justice Study Group Schedule
Sunday, December 15: TBD