Free Continuing Education Events for March 29-31



Free, online, continuing education events for March 29-31 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.

Calendar listings

All times MDT

Tuesday, Mar 30 (11-12 pm)
How to Get Your Board to Fundraise (Productive Fundraising)
Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on equipping and motivating your board members to be great fundraisers. You’ll learn how to help them get over their fear of fundraising and develop the fundraising habit. Accountability and follow through will also be discussed. The session includes tools and samples that you can use to start building a fundraising culture within your board.

Tuesday, Mar 30 (12-1 pm)
Overcoming Zoom Fatigue (InSync Training)
In the last year, we have seen extensive changes in virtual live delivery and a trend toward longer virtual programs. In this session you will learn what causes “Zoom fatigue” (no matter what your virtual learning platform), techniques to minimize classroom burnout, and how to foster an environment of engagement.

Tuesday, Mar 30 (5-6:30 pm)
Resource Roundup: Free Tools from the Edge (Ok2Ask)
Looking for new tech tools? Go to the cutting edge with TeachersFirst! Discover tools you and your students can use to create images, timelines, whiteboards, mind maps, and more. Learn how the TeachersFirst Edge collection is organized so you can find a tool that fits your needs. Get inspired and explore classroom applications for timesaving tools in this fast-paced session. This session is for teachers at ALL technology comfort levels.

Wednesday, Mar 31 (9-10 am)
Pretty Sweet Tech – How I Turned My Dad’s House Into a Smart Home Using Amazon Alexa Devices (Nebraska Library Commission)
My dad recently lost his leg and has some mobility issues until he can get up and around on a prosthetic. When I went to visit for a while, I set up some Smart Home devices to make life a little easier. Nearly every community has a significant population with mobility issues, so this session will provide more ways for the library to help.

Wednesday, Mar 31 (11 am-12 pm)
What Could Schools and Libraries do with $7 Billion? (SHLB Coalition)
In a groundbreaking move, Congress is providing $7 billion in new funding to help schools and libraries support remote learning by extending their broadband connections off-campus. The opportunity formally opens a new door to exciting possibilities for how schools and libraries serve their communities. As these anchors prepare their applications for this funding, what can they learn from those that have already traveled this road? On our next webinar, SHLB will explore “to and through” case studies that schools and libraries can model to close the digital divide for their students and patrons.

Wednesday, Mar 31 (11-12 pm)
Board Engagement (Propel Nonprofits)
Attendees will leave with an increased understanding of what engagement approaches and tools are appropriate for their board.

Wednesday, Mar 31 (12-12:45 pm)
Fireside Chat: Virtual Meetings, Virtual Chats, Virtual Everything – How to Actually Collaborate (GovLoop)
Join us online for a free 45-minute chat to hear from government and industry leaders on how to have good virtual meetings, manage virtual teams and collaborate in new ways.

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