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In-person Training FAQs

1. Question: I do not know my library’s Access Pennsylvania Code. Where can I find it?
 Answer: Click here to search the Access Pennsylvania/POWER Library Participant Directory by name. Your library’s 5-character Location Code is listed directly below your library’s name.

2. Question: Are the Access Pennsylvania training sessions eligible for Act 48 credit hours?
Answer: Yes, librarians with valid teaching certification will receive Act 48 credit hours for attending an Access Pennsylvania training session. In order to receive ACT 48 credit, you must know your Act 48 7-digit Professional Personnel ID number. If you need to locate it, visit PDE’s Act 48 Professional Education Record Management System.

3. Question:  Will librarians working at public, academic, and special collection libraries be eligible to receive CE credits for attending an Access Pennsylvania training session?
Answer: Yes, librarians working in public, academic, and special collection libraries will receive continuing education credits for attending an Access Pennsylvania training session.

4. Question: Are all library staff members permitted to attend training?
Answer: Library staff that works with Access Pennsylvania and/or POWER Library are most welcome to attend training and will receive a Continuing Ed Certificate.

5. Question: Are attendees required to bring electronic devices to training?
Answer: Please bring your own internet-enabled device to the training in order to fully participate. Wi-fi will be available at all locations and power outlets for recharging devices will be available during breaks.

6. Question: If the event is providing food, how do I report dietary restrictions?
Answer: Please contact HSLC to report dietary restrictions.

7. Question: How do I report accommodations required to participate in training?
Answer: Please contact HSLC if any special accommodations are required in order to participate in training.


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