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The American Library Association
is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 64,000 members. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.

Assessment & Institutional Research
The Office of Assessment & Institutional Research (AIR) is the primary resource of all student & faculty/staff/administration related information at Nicholls State University.

Authors and Illustrators on the Web
includes children’s book authors’ personal websites and websites maintained by fans, scholars, and readers.

Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site
is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
is issued forty-nine times per year on Friday. Internet access to full-text is available only to subscribers; however, you can browse “Complete Contents” for brief summaries. Pay attention to Ms. Mentor and Jobs (you may find the dream boss for the boss you dislike). NOTE: The Chronicle is also available in full-text in the Lexis Nexis database. There is a time lag of four to six weeks. [Print Call Number 378.1005/C468h]

The Education Index
is an annotated guide to the best education-related sites on the Web. The sites are sorted by Subject and Lifestage, so you can find what you’re looking for quickly and easily.

The Educator’s Reference Desk
builds on over a quarter century of experience providing high-quality resources and services to the education community. From the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the Educator’s Reference Desk brings you 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.

FASFA on the Web
The Office of Federal Student Aid website.

FinAid
is “the Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid.”

HomeworkLouisiana
HomeworkLouisiana offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Louisiana residents. Students get one-on-one help in math, science, social studies or English from a live, qualified tutor.

Lafourche Parish Public Schools Home Page
is the school board’s virtual attempt to support its mission of providing “all students the opportunity to become fully functioning and contributing members of their society.”

LessonPlansPage.com
has over 2,500 free lessons. You can search for lesson plans that match your criteria by subject, or search for specific topics.

Lesson Plans and Teaching Strategies
contains links to free lesson plans and teaching strategies.

Louisiana Board of Regents
coordinates all public higher education in Louisiana. The Board began operations January 1, 1975, succeeding the Coordinating Council for Higher Education.

Louisiana Department of Education
includes information for administrators, teachers, parents, students, and community members.

The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
attempts to encourage and enable every resident of Louisiana to realize his or her career goals and educational aspirations by providing the necessary financial resources to access postsecondary studies.

The Louisiana Resource Center for Educators (LRCE)
is dedicated to supporting innovation in education for students, teachers, administrators, higher education and families. LRCE houses a multi-media lending library of 20,000+ items, which can be searched online. We are a shared resource center for educators in the public, private, parochial, charter, and home school sectors.

The National Center for Education Statistics
is the primary federal enitity for collecting and analyzing education data.

The National Education Association
website has some free, and some members only content.

NelNet
includes college planning tools and college planning resources.

St. Mary Parish School Board
includes school, calendar, workshop, and employment information.

The State Library of Louisiana
is one of your greatest sources for research, cultural, and governmental information, with special emphasis on resources unique to Louisiana.

The Student Guide
is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of aid available through the Department’s Federal Student Aid office. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.

Terrebonne Parish School District
has information about the Superintendent’s office, TPSD Curriculum, LA Comprehensive Curriculum, Staff, Departments, Child Registration, School Calendars, School Addresses, and Phone Numbers.

The U. S. Department of Education
has information for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

References

The A to Z of learning disabilities/ Carol Turkington, Joseph R. Harris, American Bookworks.
LC 4704.5 .T87 2006                       1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Academic advising : a comprehensive handbook/ Virginia N. Gordon, Wesley R. Habley, Thomas J. Grites, and associates.
LB 2343 .A29 2008                         1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Catholic schools in the United States : an encyclopedia / edited by Thomas C. Hunt, Ellis A. Joseph, and Ronald J. Nuzzi ; foreword by Glenn Anne McPhee.
LC 501 .C3483 2004 v.1                     1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE
LC 501 .C3483 2004 v.2                     1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Encyclopedia of distance learning / Caroline Howard … [et al.].
LC 5211 .E516 2005 v.1-4                    1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Encyclopedia of education and human development / Stephen J. Farenga and Daniel Ness, editors ; foreword by James H. Borland.
LB 15 .E473 2005 v.1-3                       1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Encyclopedia of special education : a reference for the education of the handicapped and other exceptional children and adults / edited by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen.
LC 4007 .E53 2000 v.1-3                     1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Encyclopedia of Title IX and sports / Nicole Mitchell and Lisa A. Ennis.
GV 709.18 .U6 M58 2007                     1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

The handbook of physical education / edited by David Kirk, Doune Macdonald, and Mary O’Sullivan.
GV 341 .H32 2006                           1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Handbook of special education / edited by James M. Kauffman, Daniel P. Hallahan.
LC 3965 .H262 2011                         1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Powerful partnerships : a handbook for principals mentoring assistant principals / Gary Bloom, Martin L. Krovetz.
LB 1738.5 .B56 2009                       1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

The SAGE handbook of curriculum and instruction / editor, F. Michael Connelly ; associate editors, Ming Fang He, JoAnn Phillion.
LB 2806.15 .S24 2008                       1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

The SAGE handbook of research in international education / edited by Mary Hayden, Jack Levy, Jeff Thompson.
LC 1090 .S29 2007                        1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Special education : a reference book for policy and curriculum development /Arlene Sacks.
LC 3981 .S33 2009                         1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Technology and exceptional individuals / edited by Jimmy D. Lindsey.
LC 4024 .C64 2008                         1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

 

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