Each summer the SD State Library offers a professional development opportunity called School Library Boot Camp. This is a two-credit Black Hills State University course that can be taken at either the undergraduate or graduate level by any educator in South Dakota. Scholarships are available to cover tuition costs.
This year's date is set July 23-26 on location at the State Library in Pierre. The theme is 21st Century Literacies: The School Library Connection. Content will revolve around digital, media, and information literacies as they relate to education.
Registration is now open for the annual SD School Library Boot Camp. Learn more about it below and if you have questions, don't hesitate to contact Alissa Adams. This registration link will be active through August 30.
Each year the SD State Library offers a professional development opportunity called School Library Boot Camp. And, each year, we change up the theme. This year’s Boot Camp theme is Inclusion: That All May Learn.
We'll focus on how librarians and educators can support ALL students with a unique focus on students with special needs, those with disabilities, English Language Learners, LGBTQI+ students, and the culturally diverse.
Here's low-down: When: We're trying out something different so this year Boot Camp is on Sept. 25, 2019 starting at 8AM to 6PM. The rest of the clock hours will be completed online. Boot Camp will be saddled with the annual SDLA (South Dakota Library Association) conference scheduled for Sept. 25-27, 2019. NOTE: Boot Camp is NOT a p…