Free Continuing Education Events for June 28-30



Free, online, continuing education events for June 28-30 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar.

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Monday, June 28 (1-2 pm)
Number 2 Reason to Teach Robotics: Imagination (edWeb.net)
Why should you be teaching robotics in your classroom? Join us for part two of a three-part edWebinar series on Three Reasons to Teach Robotics. Answer #2, Imagination, will be addressed in part two of the series. Connect with Gerald Voltz of NASA Glenn Research Center and Louis Jimenez of Toledo Public Schools as they discuss their robotics capstone partnership and the impact the culmination of their career technical education program has had on a decade of students.

Tuesday, June 29 (10-11 am)
Mindset Matters: How to Improve Your Virtual Facilitation Style (Training Magazine Network)
If you would like to create compelling, engaging virtual learning experiences, join Cynthia Clay and participate actively as we explore how your mindset makes a difference when presenting online.

Tuesday, June 29 (12-1 pm)
Foundations: Analyzing Complex Images (Library of Congress)
In this webinar, participants will learn and apply foundational strategies for analyzing primary sources that are particularly rich and complex in detail. When working with such images, how can we help students notice and examine details that may otherwise go unnoticed? And how can we help them relate these details to one another, in order to arrive at a fuller understanding of the whole? We’ll practice these strategies together and reflect on how they can be applied in your educational setting.

Wednesday, June 30 (8-9 am)
A Trauma-Informed Approach to Public Library Social Service (Indiana State Library)
Athens (Georgia) Regional Library is one of the first public libraries to refocus a social work program toward a trauma-informed framework. This session presents replicable steps in providing library services, designing and implementing policies, and supplying holistic training for staff utilizing a trauma-informed lens. As libraries are asked to do more with less, this session highlights easily attained methods of becoming trauma-informed and establishing a system which reflects the assets of the community and organizational values.

Wednesday, June 30 (12-1 pm)
Walking the Walk: Engage Volunteers in your Volunteer Engagement Program (VolunteerMatch)
Stop just talking the talk and start walking the walk! Learn how to effectively delegate volunteer engagement and management work to volunteers so you have the opportunity to “think bigger.” We’ll discuss evaluating your program for volunteer engagement, determining how best to deploy volunteers, creating a communication plan, screening and training volunteers to be an important part of your volunteer recruiting, retention and recognition plans.

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