Northeast Ohio Regional Library System - Event Information
Early Literacy 101-An Ohio Ready to Read Workshop
Back by popular demand! This hands-on workshop will help you build a firm foundation in early literacy. Participants will learn how brain development impacts how young children learn and will explore effective, research-based early literacy resources and activities. The workshop covers the Six Early Literacy Skills presented in the PLA/ALSC Every Child Ready to Read® 1st edition, and the Five Early Literacy Practices presented in the 2nd edition, along with other early literacy concepts and tools. The instructor will help attendees get ready to offer early literacy story times and become well-equipped to work with parents and community partners to share early literacy concepts and build community support.
Who will enjoy and benefit from this workshop?
Library workers who are new to children's services
Department managers or library directors with new children's services staff
Newly degreed youth services librarians
Any library worker who wants a refresher course in early literacy
Ohio Ready to Read Trained Facilitators: Marianna DiGiacomo, Community Services Director, and Julia Shaheen, Literacy Coordinator, both from Stark County District Library.
Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern
Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library 3512 Darrow Rd Stow, OH 44224