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Check It Out: 3/4/20

Your monthly news from the OPS Library Services Staff


March 4

Secondary Librarians' Meeting - TAC, Library Services

Bring your device and your SIP goals evidence!

1:30-2:30 PM
March 5

Elementary Librarians and Technology Teachers Meeting- TAC. Library Services

Bring your device and your SIP goals evidence!

8:30-10:30 AM
March 26-27 NETA  
April 2     New Librarians' Meeting, TAC, Library Services 4:45 PM
April 4 Met Link Conference- UNO  
April 22 Earth Day  
April 25 Nebraska School Librarians' Day  

Common Sense Education Implementation Plan

Watch the Omaha Public Schools' new Common Sense Education Videos here. I am certain you will see some familiar faces!

Implementation Video

And Erin Solheim with a Common Sense Lesson in Action!

Lesson in Action Video

Earth Day Resources

 Below are  a variety of resources to help with your event planning in the coming months.

  1. Check out our menu of ideas for libraries in our Education Resource Library
  2. Host a Teach-In on an environmental issue local to your community
  3. Register your events on our map to bring more people in
  4. Have your logo on our website by partnering with us and sharing Earth Day 2020 tools with your network. If you are a school library, sign up as an Earth Day School
  5. Explore our Digital Toolkit for more information on our programs and sample social media posts

Elementary Summer Library

If you are working summer library and will be teaching computer classes, there is an opportunity for technology training on May 28-29. The first day is training. The second day will be half and half Minecraft. You will be paid for your time.

If you want to receive training, please respond to this survey: Tech Training Survey

Takeaways on Making a Difference

Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).