Free Continuing Education Events for February 26-28

Feb 26, 2018

Free, online, continuing education events for the rest of February from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at

All times MST

Monday, Feb 26 (11-12 pm)
Motivate Monday with Fundraising Expert Pamela Grow (Motivate Monday)
How are nonprofit professionals jump starting their week with purpose? Join us for Motivate Monday where: Every Monday we share your wins; Feature a special guest with a quick tip to get your week started right; And close with a Q&A session.
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Monday, Feb 26 (2-3 pm)
Measuring Up (Montana State Library)
A brief review of the three ways to identify central tendency. An introduction to recruiting techniques so that you get the participant data you want. A discussion about ethical behaviors for how you interact with your participants so that your thirst for data is not overly intrusive nor harmful to your subjects. We’ll conclude with a conversation about the value to the field and to promoting trust in your institution by sharing your findings and analysis.
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Tuesday, Feb 27 (11-12 pm)
For Director’s Ears Only: 10 Secret Tips To Support Youth Services (iSchool @UW-Madison)
Great youth services happen in libraries where staff and community recognize the importance of supporting youth and their literacy, learning and discovery needs. Youth library staffers often have strong thoughts about what would help them be more effective advocates for youth and youth library services but may not be able to articulate them or need support to make them happen. Join a seasoned youth librarian and consultant to explore ten different ways you can support your youth services and create an even more powerful place in your community’s heart!
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Tuesday, Feb 27 (2-3 pm)
Programming for ‘Tweens (Utah State Library)
Join us for a webinar on programming for ‘tweens (ages 8-12). Whether you’ve been offering ‘tween programs for years or you’re just getting started, you’ll come away with ideas on program themes, structures, and organization.
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Tuesday, Feb 27 (3:30-4:30 pm)
In Depth With the New AASL Standards, Part II (Wyoming State Library)
Join Jennisen Lucas, Wyoming School Librarian and AASL Affiliate as she takes us on an in depth tour of the new AASL standards. This month’s installation will be the Shared Foundation “Include” on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm. Come for the information, stay to ask questions!
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Wednesday, Feb 28 (9-10 am)
NCompass Live: Eleven Ways Your Current Tutorials Are as Forgettable as Barb and What to Do About It  (Nebraska Library Commission)
Do you ever feel like you are stuck in a rut when you create another LibGuide, screencast or other library instruction? Does it feel repetitive and not-at-all-creative? Are you still getting questions about how to use a database, despite creating detailed screencasts on each one? Are you unsure if what you are creating on the web is accessible to all of your learners? In this workshop, we will address some core skills around universal, instructional and graphic design that you can implement to make your online library instruction more effective.
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Wednesday, Feb 28 (12-1 pm)
Introduction to Dialogue & Deliberation for Public Libraries Serving Small, Mid-sized and/or Rural Communities (Programming Librarian)
Using NCDD’s Engagement Streams Framework and a variety of dialogue resources, participants will learn about the steps for designing successful dialogues that best fit their circumstances and resources. They will also gain an understanding of approaches to dialogue that can help them achieve their goals.
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Wednesday, Feb 28 (12-1 pm)
Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.
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