Thursday, January 23, 2014

Mar-Apr: A Smart Partnership: Collaborating Successfully with Your Local Schools (Infopeople)

An Infopeople online course, March 25, 2014 to April 21, 2014

Establishing a partnership between your public library and public school may be one of the smartest investments of time and effort your library can make. Creating a successful partnership leverages funding and expertise in a visible way and benefits both partners. In this course you will learn…

·         The basic concepts of an effective partnership
·         Why partnerships between schools and libraries are especially beneficial to all parties involved
·         How to assess and repackage existing K-12 program components into a comprehensive partnership
·         How to plan and implement a strong and lasting public library/school partnership

Instructor: Valerie Gross

Fee: $75 for those in the California library community and Infopeople Partners, $150 for all others

For a complete course description and to register go to