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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!


    Follett is excited to announce that Shannon McClintock Miller will be offering Professional Development consultation, keynote presentations and courses to complement Follett's offerings. 

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    being a change maker in libraries, schools and within education, empowering students, educational technology, social media, makerspaces and more! 


    ASCD's award-winning PD Online® courses are interactive, in-depth and self-paced online professional development courses for educators. Designed for individual or group use, PD Online courses clearly connect course materials to real-world practice. And our courses are mobile-friendly, so PD Online makes it easy and practical to continue your professional learning anytime and anywhere. SAVE $10 with promo code: FOLLETTPD.

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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 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 for teachers, principals and librarians focuses on combining pedagogy with technology, such as how to use tech tools to support close reading. See the course listing here.
    • LIBRARY PD CASE STUDY: Learn how Follett's professional development was deemed "a pivotal building block for our library media staff across the district" at Merced City School District. Follett's professional development helped this district achieve their ambitious goal to create an innovative, 21st-century library program, featuring a STEAM innovation space at all of their 18 sites. Read their inspiring case study 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. 

    > Also explore Follett Community Webinars: Free webinars on thought leadership and strategies for the library and classroom. 
    Last update 08/01/18