Professional Development

July Online Professional Development Opportunities – FREE

Check out the Professional Development Calendar for more information and to register for the following FREE online professional development opportunities:

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING
Laying Out the Welcome Mat: Asset Mapping to Better Serve the Immigrant Community (WebJunction)
July 8: Bridging the Gap: Tools for Healthy Executive Director Transitions (Charity Village)
July 15: Executive Directors Chat: Strategic Planning and Outreach (TechSoup)
July 21: Scenario Planning in Uncertain Times (Propel Nonprofits)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
July 7: Beyond Keyboards: Alternative Tools for Controlling Your Computer (PACER Center)
July 20: Reading and Vision Accessibility in Your Pocket (PACER Center)

CHILDREN & TEENS
July 13: Quick Bites – Getting Back to Nature (Colorado State Library)
July 14: Youth perceptions of online harassment, cyberbullying, and “just drama”: Avenues for Support and Guidance (Network of the National Library of Medicine)
July 14: Seeing Beyond the Pandemic: Eye Health, Vision and Learning (Education Week)
July 20: Quick Bites – A-B-Cs AND 1-2-3s!: Numeracy & Early Literacy (Colorado State Library)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
July 7: Random House Children’s Books Fall 2021 Preview (Booklist)
July 8: Reading Graphic: Part One (Booklist)
July 14: Different Paths to Children’s Literature (Mackin)

COMMUNICATION
July 8: On Implicit Bias and Communication (Web Junction)

DATABASES & E-RESOURCES
15 Minutes to Mastery: Prevent Learning Loss with Gale in Context Resources (Gale)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
July 7: Users at the Center of Everything: Service Design in Rapidly Changing Libraries (Niche Academy)
July 8: On Implicit Bias and Communication (Web Junction)
July 22: Using Courage to Confront Bias (Colorado State Library)
July 29: 35 Next-Level Remote Work Practices (InSync Training)

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION
July 7: Beyond Keyboards: Alternative Tools for Controlling Your Computer (PACER Center)
July 8: On Implicit Bias and Communication (Web Junction)
July 20: Reading and Vision Accessibility in Your Pocket (PACER Center)
July 22: Using Courage to Confront Bias (Colorado State Library)
July 22: Uncomfortable Conversations With Librarians — DEI Perspective (Association of Southeastern Research Libraries)

FUNDRAISING
July 7: Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth (Nonprofit Hub)
July 8: It’s a New World: How to Cultivate Your Online Community (Firespring)
July 8: The Power Of Untold Stories (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
July 8: Introduction to Corporate Giving (Candid Learning)
July 14: Relationship-Driven Fundraising: Building Donor Trust (Nonprofit Hub)
July 14: Your Guide to a Seamless Online Event (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
July 15: The Future of Fundraising Events (Charity Village)
July 15: How To Know If Your Fundraising Staff Is Leaving Money On The Table (Bloomerang)
July 20: Making the Ask (Firespring)
July 21: TeamRaiser® Community Call (Blackbaud)
July 27: Sponsors: How to Find Them & Create a Win-Win (Productive Fundraising)
July 27: Social Media Q&A Session (Firespring)
July 28: 5 Weirdly Easy “Life Hacks” That Will Make Your Fundraising Work MUCH Better (CharityHowTo)
July 28: Podcasts for Nonprofits (TechImpact)
July 29: How To Love Your Donors In The Philanthropic Psychology Way (Bloomerang)

LEGAL
July 22: Civil Legal Programming: Libraries Bridging the Justice Gap (Web Junction)

MANAGEMENT
July 13: Federal Funding Part 2 – Success Stories, Tips & Tools for Finding the Money (Library Journal)
July 15: Build Your Own Leadership Simulations (Training Magazine Network)
July 19: Introduction to Library Ethics (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
July 29: Leadership Legacy: Creating Your Narrative Through Resiliency and a Trauma Informed Lens (Charity Village)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
July 14: The Power of the Podcast: How Consultants and Other Experts Can Reach a Wider Audience (Early Childhood Investigations)

PROGRAMMING
July 22: Civil Legal Programming: Libraries Bridging the Justice Gap (Web Junction)

READERS’ ADVISORY
July 7: Random House Children’s Books Fall 2021 Preview (Booklist)
July 8: Reading Graphic: Part One (Booklist)

REFERENCE
July 8: An Orientation to Congress.gov (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 13: An Introduction to Benefits.gov (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 15: The Constitution Annotated on Congress.gov (Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series) (Law Library of Congress)
July 20: Orientation to Law Library Collections Webinar (Law Library of Congress)
July 20: Accessing Census Data (Nebraska Library Commission)
July 22: How is the Federal Government Funding Relief Efforts for COVID-19? (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 22: Exploring Census Data: How Americans Spend Leisure Time (U.S. Census Bureau)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
AASL Standards Overview (Wyoming State Library)
15 Minutes to Mastery: Prevent Learning Loss with Gale in Context Resources (Gale)
July 7: Random House Children’s Books Fall 2021 Preview (Booklist)
July 8: An Orientation to Congress.gov (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 8: Reading Graphic: Part One (Booklist)
July 13: Finding Resources on LOC.gov (Library of Congress)
July 13: Cyberbullying and Tweens: Research and Strategies to Help Keep Tweens Safe (edWeb.net)
July 13: Teaching Drone Coding using Project Based Learning (edSurge)
July 14: Youth perceptions of online harassment, cyberbullying, and “just drama”: Avenues for Support and Guidance (Network of the National Library of Medicine)
July 14: Seeing Beyond the Pandemic: Eye Health, Vision and Learning (Education Week)
July 14: Different Paths to Children’s Literature (Mackin)
July 20: Analyzing Multiple Perspectives (Library of Congress)
July 20: Reading and Vision Accessibility in Your Pocket (PACER Center)
July 22: The Science of Reading: From a Vision to Outcomes (edWeb.net)
July 26: How to Avoid Teacher Burnout in the 2021-22 School Year (edWeb.net)
July 27: Information Literacy and Primary Sources (Library of Congress)

TECHNOLOGY
Library 101: FaceBook Do’s and Don’ts (North Dakota State Library)
July 13: Teaching Drone Coding using Project Based Learning (edSurge)
July 14: Finding Partners & Preparing Staff: Teaching Technology in the Library Series (Part 3)(Nebraska Library Commission)
July 21: Pt. I: Myths and Misconceptions about Cybersecurity in Nonprofits (Nonprofit Hub)
July 28: Marketing & Follow-Up: Teaching Technology in the Library Series (Part 4) (Nebraska Library Commission)
July 28: Podcasts for Nonprofits (TechImpact)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
July 7: Learning as Unusual for Business as Unusual (Training Industry)
July 8: Open Access Series for Publics (SirsiDynix)
July 8: Open Access Series for Academics (SirsiDynix)
July 8: An Orientation to Congress.gov (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 8: Kick Up the Capabilities of Your Virtual Classroom! (InSync Training)
July 8: Show, Don’t Tell: Harnessing the Power of Storytelling in eLearning (Wyoming Small Business Development Center Network)
July 13: Finding Resources on LOC.gov (Library of Congress)
July 20: Analyzing Multiple Perspectives (Library of Congress)
July 21: Shifting to Virtual: Updating Your Blended Learning Design (Training Magazine Network)
July 27: Information Literacy and Primary Sources (Library of Congress)

VOLUNTEERS
July 15: Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (Volunteer Match)
July 22: Successfully Implementing Volunteer Program Changes (Volunteer Match)
July 29: Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook (Volunteer Match)

*Training opportunities are compiled and shared by the Wyoming State Library each month via WebJunction. See WebJunction for detailed abstracts. Note: some of these opportunities may not be free.

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