New AASL webinar helps school librarians build an engaging website

For Immediate Release
Tue, 11/18/2014


Jennifer Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)


CHICAGO – A new webinar from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will help school librarians create a website that is interactive and engaging to students, parents, teachers and other stakeholders in the learning community.  Presented by Brenda Stephens, “Tips and Tricks to Creating a Google Site” will take place at 6 p.m. Central on Thursday, Dec. 4. For more information and to register, visit

During the webinar, Stephens will guide participants through the process of creating a Google website.  She’ll share time saving short cuts and techniques she discovered outside of the help site and video tutorials. In addition, Stephens will demonstrate ways to make sites interactive and engaging, and participants will leave the webinar with a Google website ready to load with material.

Brenda Stephens is an adjunct English instructor at Anderson University and is employed part time by Greenville County Schools. During her career, Stephens has seen how technology can greatly enhance learning for both the student and educator. This has fueled her desire to become a school librarian and develop new and innovative ways to blend technology with education for a stronger education experience.

Attendance during the live presentation of “Tips and Tricks to Creating a Google Site” is open to all. Only AASL members and AASL eCOLLAB subscribers will have access to the webinar archive. A seat in the live webinar is guaranteed to the first 100 attendees. To register, visit “Upcoming Webinars” at

eCOLLAB | Your eLearning Laboratory: Content Collaboration Community, a repository of AASL professional development, provides members and subscribers with a central location to find and manage their elearning as well as to connect with others in the learning community. eCOLLAB contains webcasts, podcasts and resources from various AASL professional development events, as well as access to a read-only version of the latest issue of Knowledge Quest. To begin utilizing eCOLLAB or to subscribe, visit

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