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    Follett Professional Development & Training Opportunities

    Follett offers many Professional Development options for librarians, teachers and educators on developing future ready skills, promoting collaboration, utilizing technology and many other education-related topics. Check out our free and paid trainings below!


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    Build your own on-site Professional Development day based on your needs! Follett Professional Development offerings help you find clear solutions to becoming a digital leader, cultivate networks that promote innovative thinking about libraries and provide you with numerous resources that promote future readiness. School districts also have the option to expand their knowledge with Follett Destiny®, eBooks and other topics. Contact our Professional Development team at 877.899.8550 or send them an email about the following options.

    • Calling all librarians! Do you want to be a leader in digital and information literacy? Do you want to make a big impact by collaborating with others? Do you want to expand your Destiny skills? Choose from our extensive library of courses on topics such as Destiny Essentials, Beyond the Basics and Librarian Leadership to build out your Professional Development day that meets your specific goals.  
    • Our Universal Professional Development focuses on combining pedagogy with technology, such as how to use tech tools to support close reading. See the course listing here.


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    Follett offers on-site training for Destiny and other products. Contact your Sales Rep to learn more about these events.

    • Destiny product training offers instructor-led courses to learn more about all the amazing features in Library Manager. These classes are also offered in a webinar format.
    • Follett Institutes are regional events hosted by volunteer districts from October-April. Learn, collaborate and share best practices with other educators in the Destiny community. Contact our Events team for the latest schedule. 


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    Join our monthly webinars for live instruction or watch the recording after it happens.


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    Try these options if you want to learn at your own pace. 


    Follett is excited to announce Shannon McClintock Miller will be offering Professional Development consultation, keynote presentations and courses to complement our offerings. An experienced teacher librarian, speaker, consultant and author, Shannon gained a large following with her The Library Voice blog. She now serves as an ambassador for Future Ready Libraries and Project Connect.

    Shannon is available to consult on topics such as being a change maker in libraries, schools and within education, as well as promoting Makerspace in the library, collaborating with teachers and empowering students as creators.

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    > Also explore Follett Community Webinars: Free webinars on thought leadership and strategies for the library and classroom.


    Last Update 11/21/17