READiness Matters

READiness Matters

School Readiness Programming
Professional Development Credential Certificates

Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University is offering a professional development workshop series for librarians, library staff, and educators who provide early childhood literacy and school readiness programming. These workshops are designed around programming based on common Early Childhood Standards and the early literacy practices of Every Child Ready to Read.

  • READinss Matters Core Workshop
  • One Shot Story Time: Designing a Quality Story Time
  • Basic Principles of Child Development: Theories and Practices
  • Techno-Toddlers:  Digital Storytime
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) Story Time Basics for Bilingual Presenters  
  • Bilingual(Spanish/English) Story Time Basics for Non-Bilingual Presenters 
  • Everyday Literature: Books Reflecting the Everyday Experiences of Young Children
  • Exploring World-Changing Literature
  • Press Here: Interactive Books for Young Children
  • Techno Toddlers: App Happy
  • Take a Gander at Mother Goose : Using Mother Goose and Nursery Verse with Young Children
  • Notable Books and Media for the Very Young
More Workshops Coming Soon!


Registration fees:  $125 per workshop. 

*At this time continuing education workshops do not count towards college credit.  If your organization requires college credit courses for your professional development or certification, click here for NKU Library Informatics BS degree information.