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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

OCL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROVIDER (PDP)
WORKSHOPS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE : IN THE LIBRARY & IN SCHOOLS
ESPA is now NJ ASK (Assessment of skills and knowledge)
Services offered to educators
Class Handouts

Ocean County Library's Professional Development Workshops for Educators 2011

Workshop Brochure

The Ocean County Library is committed to strong school - public library connections.  As a  N.J. Professional Development Provider Ocean County Library continues to strengthen and build on our connections with schools and educators.  Our existing classes and programs provide educators with convenient quality instruction.  The development of additional innovative classes and workshops will continue to improve our commitment to schools.

NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards
These standards, published in 1996, are used throughout New Jersey schools for grades K - 12. Copies of this guide are available at all OCL locations.

NJ Dept. of Education
From the home page of the NJ Department of Education, you can link to educational statistics, administrative code and school law, professional development, and much more that will help you in your career.

Your students can take practice tests online!
 
The tests include, 5th Grade Practice, 8th grade Practice, ACT, Adult Basic Skills Success, Catholic HS, GED, GMAT, SAT, Skills Improvement, ESL (Spanish) Courses and much more.
This resource is Learning Express Library.

Free Continuing Education Courses for Adults!
 
24/7 access to real instructors and CEU's for over 500 classes.
This resource is Universal Class for Libraries.

Ocean County Library is now a registered provider of professional development with the NJ Dept. of Education, and certificates for credit hours will be issued to educators who attend these sessions.

PLEASE NOTE: Ultimately it is an educator’s supervisor who determines if their attendance at any program/workshop will be applicable to their Professional Improvement Plan.  OCL cannot guarantee that the credits will be accepted or be responsible beyond providing the program or workshop.  

EXAMPLES OF OCL WORKSHOPS & CLASSES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

All branches participate in this service by providing classes on using library resources, and programs of interest to local educators. Customized content as well as standard training modules are offered.

Examples of classes include Best Books workshops, multicultural programs, financial aid resources, etc. Call your local branch for more information or visit the OCL Website and click on the tab for "Events & News"  

OCL Workshops that can be offered in the Schools:

In-service training on OCL’s Catalog, free databases and other "unique" library resources.
School Staff Development Day programs about literature, etc.
Book talk visits for staff and/or students.  

OCL WORKING WITH SCHOOLS

OCL will gladly work with any school district’s Curriculum Coordinator or Professional Development Coordinator about opportunities for library staff to offer workshops or instruction on staff development days or as an after school in-service.   Check THIS PAGE frequently for news of upcoming programs for Professional Development credits.  

CLASS HANDOUTS


Literature Databases for Educators
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Universal Class Online Educator Handout

 

 

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