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April Online Training Opportunities

CE PictureCheck out the Professional Development Calendar for more information and to register for the following FREE online training opportunities:

ADVOCACY

  Apr. 27: Instagram for Public Libraries: Good Practices for Social Media (TechSoup)
    Apr. 28: Make, Do, Share: Build a STEM Learning Community (WebJunction)
    Apr. 28: Count Your Impact: Getting Started with Outcome-Based Evaluation (Colorado State Library)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Apr. 13: Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development (4Good)

BOARDS

Apr. 20: Tools for More Effective Board Meetings (4Good)

CHILDREN & TEENS

    Apr. 20: Able Young Readers, Healthy Growing Bodies: Connecting early literacy to health (Early Childhood Investigations)
    Apr. 27: Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: 7 Projects to Get Students Storyboarding (American Association of School Librarians)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Apr. 7: Storymakers 1: Pre-Planning Your Digital Story from Concept to Storyboard (TechSoup)
    Apr. 12: Great Middle-Grade Reads (Booklist)
    Apr. 12: Behind the Scenes: SLJ In Conversation with Top Children’s Book Editors (School Library Journal)
    Apr. 14: Apr. 14: What’s New in Children’s Literature – 2016 (Infopeople)
    Apr. 19: 12 Things: New Directions for Collections (Montana State Library)
    Apr. 20: Digital Collection Development – It’s Still the Wild West! (edWeb)
    Apr. 20: Incorporating eBooks into the Curriculum: Engaging Your Whole School Community with Digital (edWeb)
    Apr. 26: From Cassette to Cloud: Reformatting Audiotape (Association for Library Collections and Technical Services)

COMMUNICATION

    Apr. 14: Website Accessibility: Building an Online Space for Everyone (Idealware)
    Apr. 20: Your Own Terms: Taking Charge of Any Negotiation (American Management Association)
    Apr. 27: Negotiation Skills for Women in Non-Profit (4Good)
    Apr. 27: Instagram for Public Libraries: Good Practices for Social Media (TechSoup)
    Apr. 28: Count Your Impact: Getting Started with Outcome-Based Evaluation (Colorado State Library)
    Apr. 29:  Beyond Words: Visual choices that deepen learning (TLT Group)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES

    Apr. 6: Engaging Students and Staff with Digital Content (School Library Journal)
    Apr. 19: Database of the Month: Discover the arts in GoWYLD.net (Wyoming State Library)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

    Apr. 1: To change or not to change? That is the question… Change, Innovation, and Counter-(Counter)-Implementation (TLT Group)
    Apr. 14: Three Steps to Thriving in Chaos (Effectiveness Institute)
    Apr. 19: Database of the Month: Discover the arts in GoWYLD.net (Wyoming State Library)
    Apr. 20: Your Own Terms: Taking Charge of Any Negotiation (American Management Association)
    Apr. 27: Negotiation Skills for Women in Non-Profit (4Good)
    Apr. 27: Lessons Learned Establishing a Technology Makerspace (Nebraska Library Commission)

FUNDRAISING

    Apr. 20: Introduction to Finding Grants (GrantSpace)

LEGAL

    Apr. 13: Emerging Issues in Copyright and Intellectual Property for Public Libraries (Georgia Library Association)

LIBRARY SPACES

    Apr. 27: Nuts & Bolts (and Bricks!): Library Elections Primer for Operating and Building Projects (Colorado Virtual Library)

MANAGEMENT

    Apr. 5: An introduction to open data and APIs (DigitalGov)
    Apr. 5: Personalized Learning: Overcoming the Learning and Development Engagement Problem (Insync Training)
    Apr. 6: Introduction to Proposal Writing (Grantspace)
    Apr. 12: Bozarthzone! Turning stress into power (Insync Training)
    Apr. 27: Nuts & Bolts (and Bricks!): Library Elections Primer for Operating and Building Projects (Colorado Virtual Library)
    Apr. 27: How to Engage Your Leadership on Engagement! (Training Magazine Network)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

    Apr. 4: Day 1: Membership Growth Online Summit – Online Marketing Funnel (Wild Apricot)
    Apr. 5: Day 2: Membership Growth Online Summit – Facebook Ads (Wild Apricot)
    Apr. 5: Day 2: Membership Growth Online Summit – Google Ads for Charities & Nonprofits (Wild Apricot)
    Apr. 5: First Tuesdays: Readers to Eaters (Washington State Library)
    Apr. 6: Day 3: Membership Growth Online Summit – Social Media (Wild Apricot)
    Apr. 7: Day 4: Membership Growth Online Summit – Reach Millennials (Wild Apricot)
    Apr. 8: Day 5: Membership Growth Online Summit – Membership Models (Wild Apricot)
    Apr. 13: Content Marketing and Strategy (Infopeople)
    Apr. 20: Collaborative Community Outreach for Local History and Genealogy (Nebraska Library Commission)
    Apr. 20: Breezing Along with the RML (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
    Apr. 28: Amping Up Your STEM Program (Booklist)

PROGRAMMING

    Apr. 5: First Tuesdays: Readers to Eaters (Washington State Library)
    Apr. 7: Storymakers 1: Pre-Planning Your Digital Story from Concept to Storyboard (TechSoup)
    Apr. 13: Libraries & Museums Serving Free Summer Meals (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)
    Apr. 19: Incubate Creativity at Your Library (WebJunction)
    Apr. 25: The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts (National Archives)
    Apr. 28: Preserving Your Digital Life (Association for Library Collections and Technical Services)

READERS’ ADVISORY

    Apr. 12: Great Middle-Grade Reads (Booklist)
    Apr. 14: What’s New in Children’s Literature – 2016 (Infopeople)
    Apr. 26: Mysteries to Die For (Booklist)

REFERENCE

    Apr. 11: Diets, Textiles, and Electricity: Records that Impacted the Domestic Lives of Americans (National Archives)
    Apr. 11: 2016 SXSW for Libraries: Reports from the Field (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)
    Apr. 13: African American Life in Washington, DC, Before Emancipation (National Archives)
    Apr. 19: Database of the Month: Discover the arts in GoWYLD.net (Wyoming State Library)
    Apr. 19: Find the Information You Need! (Booklist/Rowman & Littlefield)
    Apr. 19: Four Starting Points for Finding Government Information (Federal Depository Library Program)
    Apr. 21: Librarian’s Guide to Trade Data, Part 3 – U.S. International Trade Administration (Federal Depository Library Program)
    Apr. 27: Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Apr. 4: Inquiry-based Learning for the Gen-Z Student! (edWeb)
    Apr. 4: Educate & Engage: The Parent-Teacher Conference (TL Virtual Cafe)
    Apr. 5: The Big6 Curriculum: Essential & Practical (edWeb)
    Apr. 6: Engaging Students and Staff with Digital Content (School Library Journal)
    Apr. 6: TV on a Dime: Creating a Library TV Studio (American Association of School Librarians)
    Apr. 13: Personalized Learning with Gooru (American Association of School Librarians)
    Apr. 18: This Month in School Libraries (TL Virtual Cafe)
    Apr. 20: Incorporating eBooks into the Curriculum: Engaging Your Whole School Community with Digital (edWeb)
    Apr. 20: Innovation for Diverse 21st Century Learning Environments (Education Week)
    Apr. 27: Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: 7 Projects to Get Students Storyboarding (American Association of School Librarians)

TECHNOLOGY

Apr. 13: Innovation on a Shoestring: Free & Cheap Tools (Nebraska Library Commission)
    Apr. 27: Lessons Learned Establishing a Technology Makerspace (Nebraska Library Commission)
    Apr. 27: Emerging Technology Trends and the Library: The Future is Now (Demco)
    Apr. 28: Make, Do, Share: Build a STEM Learning Community (WebJunction)
    Apr. 28: Amping Up Your STEM Program (Booklist)
    Apr. 29: Tech Trends with Tine: Robots & Drones (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

    Apr. 5: The Right Template for Right Content Source (Training Magazine Network)
    Apr. 5: The Big6 Curriculum: Essential & Practical (edWeb)
    Apr. 5: Personalized Learning: Overcoming the Learning and Development Engagement Problem        (Insync Training)
    Apr. 7: Rock Your Training with Revolutionary Training Technologies (Training Magazine Network)
    Apr. 13: The Nuts and Bolts of Creating an Engaging Training Program (Training Magazine Network)
    Apr. 14: Considerations for Selecting Primary Sources (Library of Congress)

VOLUNTEERS

    Apr. 12: Measuring Success: How to Strategically Assess Your Program (Volunteer Match)
    Apr. 14: Walking the Walk: Engage Volunteers in your Volunteer Engagement Program (Volunteer Match)
    Apr. 19: Successfully Implementing Volunteer Program Changes (Volunteer Match)

 

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