Category Archives: Professional Development

Bring some ASL to your storytime or the classroom

Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox with these upcoming webinars! Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Autumn Signs Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 2-3 PM Eastern/1-2 PM Central/12-1 PM Mountain/11 AM-12 PM Pacific. 1 hour, Online via Zoom Add … Continue reading

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Fall webinars open for registration! Save 25% through August 31!

Get 25% off any of the following webinars and webinar series when you register by August 31 using coupon code EARLYBIRD! Group rates also available! Contact me for details. Click on the graphics below for more information and registration.

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Signing with Children eCourse Begins August 23! Register now!

Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourse Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, August 23, 2021 (6 weeks of lessons; Participants will have a total of 12 weeks to complete course materials) Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, … Continue reading

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Publishing Skills for Writers starts this Wednesday! Register now!

3-webinar series: Publishing Skills for Writers – Wednesdays, July 7-21, 7-9 PM Eastern Being a successful writer is more than just creating great books, it also means navigating submissions and the publication process and communicating clearly and professionally with everyone … Continue reading

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Register for for ASL for Library Staff, Level 2 – Begins June 28!

  American Sign Language for Library Staff: Level 2  Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, June 28, 2021 (6 weeks of lessons; Participants will have a total of 12 weeks to complete course materials) Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, NIC, M.L.S. Cost: $250.00 (discounts … Continue reading

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This Wednesday! Join me for Storybuilding!

Webinar: Storybuilding – Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 7-9 PM Eastern (hosted by The Writer’s Center) Learn how to focus on the specifics you need at each stage of the writing process to build your characters’ world without ever losing sight … Continue reading

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Register now for Creative Coaching Groups: 6-Month Mentorship Program

I am excited to announce that I will be stepping into the Mentorship Program Coordinator position for SCBWI MD/DE/WV, spearheading the region’s new mentorship program for writers and illustrators, Creative Coaching Groups! This 6-month mentorship program, available only to SCBWI … Continue reading

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Sharpen Your Writing Skills This Summer!

I’m delighted to be teaching online for the Writers Center this summer! Based on Bethesda, Maryland, The Writers Center has a wealth of webinars and classes to help every writer improve their craft. I hope you’ll join me at one … Continue reading

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Register now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development Webinar: Summer Reading Special

Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Summer Reading Special Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern. 1 hour, Online via Zoom. Add some American Sign Language to your summer reading toolbox! In this interactive session, we’ll focus on basic ASL vocabulary … Continue reading

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Intermediate ASL Practice Sessions for Library Staff Begin May 11!

Hands Up! Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Intermediate) Practice and gain confidence in your American Sign Language skills for library settings in this interactive series. Tuesdays, May 11-June 15 from 10-11 AM Eastern/9-10 AM Central/8-9 AM Mountain/7-8 AM Pacific. Online … Continue reading

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