Scheduled Professional Development Workshops

Book Verdict

Here is the Schedule of Deborah B. Ford’s
Professional Development Workshops and Conferences

August 2, 2016
Biloxi Schools
Biloxi, MS
Informational Texts and Where to Find Them
Keeping Up in an Ever-Changing World 

August 4
Irving ISD
Irving, TX
Using Social Media to Promote Your Library 

August 5
Dallas ISD Librarian Summit
Dallas, TX
Ensuring Diversity in Your Library Program 

August 9
Midland ISD
Midland, TX
Book Buzz: Tips and Tricks for Youth Services Booktalkers
Out with the Old and In with the New
Using Social Media to Promote Your Library 

August 11
Clay Connected Conference
Orange Park, FL
Putting a Little STEAM in Your School Library Program
Revitalizing Research in a Google-Driven World 

August 18
JLG Webinar Series
A Hat, a Pig, and Panda Pants: National Webcast

August 24
Norfolk Public Schools
Norfolk, VA
Revitalizing Research in a Google-Driven World
Using Technology in School Libraries

August 29
LACA: Licking Area Computer Association
Newark, OH
Keynote Speech: Embracing Your Super Powers

August 31
St. Paul Public Schools #625
St. Paul, MN
Keynote Speech

September 2
LACA: Licking Area Computer Association
Newark, OH
Finding the Joy in Your Job

September 12
Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD 
Farmers Branch, TX
Ensuring Diversity in Your Library Program
Using Social Media to Promote Your Library
Using Technology in School Libraries 

September 13
Irving ISD Professional Development 
Irving TX
Life is All About Plan B
Ready-to-Use Resources: All in One Place
Using Technology in School Libraries 

September 14
Moreno Valley
Moreno Valley, CA
Out with the Old and In with the New
The Power of Marketing
Putting STEAM in Your School Library Program
What JLG Can Do For You 

September 20
Region 8
Pittsburg, TX
Using Social Media to Promote Your Library
Using Technology in School Libraries
What JLG Can Do For You

September 22
Mission Consolidated ISD
Mission, TX
Using Social Media to Promote Your Library
Using Technology in School Libraries 

September 30
Lawton Schools
Lawton, OK
101 Ways to Improve Your School Library Program 

October 7-11
CSLA Southern Region Fall Workshop
Woodland Hills, CA
TBD

October 17
JLG Webinar Series 
National Webcast: Teen Books

November 8
SDCEO Professional Growth Day
San Diego, CA
What’s New in Children's Literature 

November 10
JLG Webinar Series 
National Webcast: Nonfiction PreK-12 

November 29–December 1
Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference
Manchester, NH
Informational Texts and Where to Find Them
Putting STEAM in Your School Library Program

December 1–3
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Columbus, OH
Bridging the Content Gap with New and Notable Nonfiction

December 12
JLG Webinar Series
A Peek into 2017 

December 15
Polk Correctional Institution 
Butner, NC
Books for Boys and Anyone Else Who Likes a Good Book
Online Resources for Educators 

January 19, 2017
Ohio Cardinal Conference of High School Librarians
Plain City, OH
TBD

January 20
ALA Midwinter
Atlanta, GA
Attending Conference

February 2–5
CSLA Annual Conference
Rohnert Park, CA
Attending Conference

February 13
Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools IRC
Kernersville, NC
Revitalizing Research in a Google-Driven World 

March 23
SDCOE Spring Professional Growth Day 
San Diego, CA
TBD

March 24
Association of Independent School Libraries Conference (AISL)
New Orleans, LA
TBD 

April 7
New Mexico Miniconference 
Albuquerque, NM
TBD

April 18–20
NCEA 2017 
St. Louis, MO
TBD

April 19–22
TLA
San Antonio, TX
Ensuring Diversity in Your Library Program