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Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop

Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop Opens November 12, 2012


San Diego, California (Online)— October 31, 2012

Contact: Valerie Colston [email protected] 858-453-2278

Unique online professional development opportunity for Indiana Librarians. Enroll today in the Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians @ offered by Art Teacher on the Net

Course Title-Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians

Course Description

Are you the one responsible for creating arts and crafts programs? Do you need new creative art project ideas for your Summer Reading Program or other events? Tired of the same ole, same ole. This is your opportunity to develop a portfolio of ideas that you can use with your Preschool through Teen visitors. This 4 week online workshop is taught by an art professor who has first hand experience developing library art programs. Interact with other Youth Librarians and a real art professor. The online class is open 24/7. Access the online workshop at your convenience.
Arts and Crafts for Librarians is a highly recommended four week online workshop that provides participants with art projects and programming ideas that can be used throughout the year in your library.
Instructor Valerie Colston, M.A. is an author and art professor with many years of experience developing and teaching art programs in libraries in San Diego, California. This 12 hour online workshop is taught by the author of Teens Go Green! Tips, Techniques, Tools, and Themes for Young Adult Programming Libraries Unlimited 2011 . Ms. Colston was an art consultant to the Wyland Foundation Ocean Challenge program for teachers. Her book 200 Projects to Strengthen Your Art Skills published by Barrons Educational Series has received outstanding reviews appearing in School Library Journal, National Art Education Association newsletter, and more. Her It's Easy to be a Green Teen appeared in the youth librarian publication Voices of Youth Advocates magazine.
4 week online workshop. 12 hours overall. 12 LEUs Approved for Indiana Librarians Enroll online @ Fee: $59. 00 per participant.
Access the workshop 24/7 online.
Illustrated Lecture, Discussion Board Topics, and Class Assignments.
Course Objectives
Librarians and staff taking this class will learn teaching techniques for working with children and teen of all age group, they will learn how to organize groups, supplies they need, basic art making skills, specific art projects for children and teens, lots of art project ideas and themes.
No prior art experience needed.
Join other Indiana Librarians in this fun and informative class. Starts November 12. Enroll Today.

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