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Virtual Literacy Events Connect Authors and Teachers

Professional Learning Opportunities

New virtual events will connect young readers and teachers with authors through the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) this fall. Both the Literacy Leader and Author Talk Series are completely virtual, free of charge, and will be recorded for asynchronous viewing for registered participants.

Types of Professional Development

  1. Author Talk Series
  2. Literacy Leader Series
  3. Library Network


Author Talk Series

Pinkalicious and Peterrific

We are excited to host author/illustrator Victoria Kann as we celebrate her new book in the Pinkalicious series, Rubylicious.  Register your class or school to explore social and emotional learning (SEL) themes of Generosity and Kindness.

  • Date: Oct. 1, 2021
  • Time: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual
Register




Literacy Leader Series

Torrey Maldonado and Pernille Ripp

Join author Torrey Maldonado, of Secret Saturdays, and teacher and author Pernille Rip for an engaging conversation about literacy.

  • Date: Oct. 14, 2021
  • Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual
Register

Jennifer LaGarde

Join Jennifer LaGarde for an engaging presentation on information literacy, featuring her new book, Developing Digital Detectives.

  • Date: Oct. 26, 2021
  • Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual
Register

Samira Ahmed and Sara Ahmed

Join Samira Ahmed and Sara Ahmed for an engaging conversation about literacy.

  • Date: Nov. 9, 2021
  • Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual
Register

Cornelius Minor and Kass Minor

Join Samira Ahmed and Sara Ahmed for an engaging conversation about literacy.

  • Date: Dec. 9, 2021
  • Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual
Register




Library Network

Whether you are a classified librarian, teacher librarian, or district administrator with library oversight, we hope you will join us for three hours of learning, sharing, and networking.  We are meeting four times: twice at our SDCOE main campus and once each at SCREC in National City and NCREC in San Marcos.  Come to one meeting—or come to them all!

Dates and Registration:

  • Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm