Arts and Crafts for Librarians Online Workshop

Location: Online Only
Full Cost: $59.00

San Diego, CA March 22-Art Teacher on the Net is sponsoring 4 week online non-credit professional development workshop available now.

Are you the one responsible for creating arts and crafts programs? Do you need new creative art project ideas for your Summer Reading Program or other events? Tired of the same ole, same ole?

This is your opportunity to develop a portfolio of ideas that you can use with your Preschool through Teen visitors. This 4 week online workshop is taught by an art professor who has first hand experience developing library art programs. Interact with other Youth Librarians and a real art professor. The online class is open 24/7. Access the online workshop at your convenience.

Instructor Valerie Colston, M.A. is an art professor and author with many years of experience developing and teaching art programs as an Art Performer at several San Diego local libraries. She has taught 100 Art Ideas for Teachers at the University of California, Extension in San Diego, California and a variety of Art history courses online through colleges and universities. Her book 200 Projects to Strengthen Your Art Skills published by Barrons Educational Series has received outstanding reviews appearing in School Library Journal, National Art Education Association newsletter, and more. Her "It's Easy to be a Green Teen" appeared in the youth librarian publication Voices of Youth Advocates October 09 issue. Teens Go Green! Tips, Techniques, Tools and Themes for YA Programming. Libraries Unlimited Professional guides for Young Adult Librarians Series was released in 2012.

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