Professional Development

September Online Training Opportunities – FREE

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

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Sep. 11: Disasters Happen! Prepare During National Preparedness Month (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep. 27: No Money, No Mission: Cost Control in the Childcare Business (Early Childhood Investigations)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Sep. 19: Accessible Library Customer Service (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep. 25: Accessible Makerspaces (American Association of School Librarians)
Sep. 26: Accessibility in Mobile Devices: Updates from the Field (ablenet)

CHILDREN & TEENS

Sep. 5: Podcast Playground – Part 1 – Discovery of Kids Podcasts (Association for Library Services to Children)
Sep. 6: Make Do Share: Sustainable STEM Programming for Youth (Indiana State Library)
Sep. 12: Podcast Playground – Part 2 – Programming with Kids Podcasts (Association for Library Services to Children)
Sep. 13: How to Effectively Teach Social-Emotional Skills to Children Who Exhibit Challenging Behavior (Early Childhood Investigations)
Sep. 20: Bookflix for public libraries, school and home! (Wyoming State Library)
Sep. 26: Wonder-Filled Early Childhood Environments: Engaging All Children in Learning (Early Childhood Investigations)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Sep. 11: Diversifying Your Book Club by Selection and Membership (Indiana State Library)
Sep. 11: Reads for the Reluctant: Tips and Tools to Help Engage Every Potential Reader (Booklist)
Sep. 11: The Latest Must-Have Graphic Novels for Fall (Library Journal)
Sep. 13: Fall for These Must-Haves for Every Elementary to YA Reader (Booklist)
Sep. 13: Evaluating Collections Care Information Resources (Connecting to Collections)
Sep. 14: What’s Next for RDA and the 3R Project? (American Libraries Live)
Sep. 17: Fall Mystery Releases Unveiled (Library Journal)
Sep. 18: Happily-Ever-After Guaranteed (Booklist)
Sep. 18: Supercharge Your Collection with New Fall Nonfiction (School Library Journal)
Sep. 20: Ditching Dewey – How to Adopt Bookstore Style Organization (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)

COMMUNICATION

Sep. 6: Free Tools To Create High Performing Nonprofit Content In Minutes (Nonprofit Marketing Academy)
Sep. 18: Negotiate with Confidence (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)
Sep. 20: The Power of Blogging & Thought Leadership for Nonprofits (Firespring)
Sep. 28: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Sep. 11: Mapping the Historic West End: Using Digital Resources to tell the Story of an African American Community (Lyrasis)
Sep. 25: Managing Your Digital Archive (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES

Sep. 12: Hidden Gems (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sep. 12: Using the DOE Data Explorer to Find DOE-Funded Research Data (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep. 13: Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … The Current Population Survey: Methodology and Content
Sep. 13: Dietary Supplement Label Database: Advanced Search and Data Download (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep. 19: Nutrition 101: Eat And Drink Your Way Through Government Resources on Good Nutrition (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep. 20: Bookflix for public libraries, school and home! (Wyoming State Library)
Sep. 26: ClinicalTrials.gov (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

Sep. 11: Becoming a Socially-Conscious Library (Washington State Library)
Sep. 18: Is Your Workforce Ready for the Future? (Training Industry)

FUNDRAISING

Sep. 4: Building a Successful Grants Program 101 for Nonprofits (Elevate)
Sep. 5: 10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy (Charity How To)
Sep. 6: Culture Matters: How to Create a Fulfilling Workplace and Empower Employees in your Fundraising Efforts (Donor Search)
Sep. 7: Nonprofit Radio Month, Episode 1: Foundations as a Tool for Collective Power (GrantSpace)
Sep. 12: How to Use Segmentation to Reveal Your Best Legacy Donors (Network for Good)
Sep. 13: Building Trust to Skyrocket Fundraising Results (Bloomerang)
Sep. 13: Reframing the Story: Investment in Black Men And Boys is Vital to Whole Community Health (GrantSpace)
Sep. 13: LinkedIn Marketing Concepts for Nonprofit Professionals (Donor Search)
Sep. 18: Pave the Way for a Successful #GivingTuesday (Firespring)
Sep. 18: How to Write Compelling Fundraising Letters (Blackbaud)
Sep. 18: Tools for Giving Season: Leveraging Facebook for Your Nonprofit (GuideStar)
Sep. 20: Look Before You Leap: What You Need to Know Before You Write That Grant (TechSoup)
Sep. 25: Fundraising 101: Fundraising Metrics – How Do You Measure Up? (Charity How To)
Sep. 25: 7 Steps to a Written Fundraising Plan (Firespring)
Sep. 26: Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)

LEGAL

Sep. 6: Five Things You Need to Know about Harassment Investigations (Charity Village)
Sep. 11: The Accidental Law Librarian (State Library of North Carolina)

LIBRARY SPACES

Sep. 25: Accessible Makerspaces (American Association of School Librarians)
Sep. 26: Wonder-Filled Early Childhood Environments: Engaging All Children in Learning (Early Childhood Investigations)

MANAGEMENT

Sep. 6: Culture Matters: How to Create a Fulfilling Workplace and Empower Employees in your Fundraising Efforts (Donor Search)
Sep. 11: Leadership through Convincing & Influencing Part 1 (Utah State Library)
Sep. 11: Autistics in the Library: How Libraries Can More Effectively Serve Patrons and Employees on the Spectrum (Massachusetts Library System)
Sep. 11: Motivating Your Staff: Strategies for Supervisors (InfoPeople)
Sep. 12: How to Use Design Thinking to Innovate Faster, Better and More Effectively (American Management Association)
Sep. 14: Mentor Programs That Retain and Engage Employees (Training Magazine Network)
Sep. 18: Leadership through Convincing & Influencing Part 2 (Utah State Library)
Sep. 18: Supporting Healthy Racial Identity Development for All Children (Association for Library Service to Children)
Sep. 25: Leadership Skills Toolkit-Tips, Techniques, & Resources for Library and Information Professionals (Indiana State Library)
Sep. 27: No Money, No Mission: Cost Control in the Childcare Business (Early Childhood Investigations)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

Sep. 13: Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community: An Introduction (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep. 27: Literacy and Community-Building for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (WebJunction)

PROGRAMMING

Sep. 5: NCompass Live: The Great American Read (Nebraska Library Commission)
Sep. 5: Podcast Playground – Part 1 – Discovery of Kids Podcasts (Association for Library Services to Children)
Sep. 6: Make Do Share: Sustainable STEM Programming for Youth (Indiana State Library)
Sep. 11: Diversifying Your Book Club by Selection and Membership (Indiana State Library)
Sep. 12: Podcast Playground – Part 2 – Programming with Kids Podcasts (Association for Library Services to Children)
Sep. 12: MARCH with Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell (Programming Librarian)
Sep. 24: No Fear Coding: How to Start a Coding Club and Why It Matters (School Library Journal)
Sep. 26: Get Real! Augmented, Virtual, and Other Realities in the Classroom (edWeb)

READER’S ADVISORY

Sep. 11: Diversifying Your Book Club by Selection and Membership (Indiana State Library)
Sep. 11: Reads for the Reluctant: Tips and Tools to Help Engage Every Potential Reader (Booklist)
Sep. 11: The Latest Must-Have Graphic Novels for Fall (Library Journal)
Sep. 13: Fall for These Must-Haves for Every Elementary to YA Reader (Booklist)
Sep. 17: Fall Mystery Releases Unveiled (Library Journal)
Sep. 18: Happily-Ever-After Guaranteed (Booklist)
Sep. 18: Supercharge Your Collection with New Fall Nonfiction (School Library Journal)

REFERENCE

Sep. 5: How to Save a Life – Administering Naloxone 101 (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep. 11: The Accidental Law Librarian (State Library of North Carolina)
Sep. 11: Mapping the Historic West End: Using Digital Resources to tell the Story of an African American Community (Lyrasis)
Sep. 12: NCompass Live: Book vs. Movie: The Ultimate Showdown! (Nebraska Library Commission)
Sep. 12: Hidden Gems (U.S. Census Bureau)
Sep. 12: Using the DOE Data Explorer to Find DOE-Funded Research Data (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep. 13: Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … The Current Population Survey: Methodology and Content
Sep. 13: Dietary Supplement Label Database: Advanced Search and Data Download (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep. 13: Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community: An Introduction (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep. 19: Nutrition 101: Eat And Drink Your Way Through Government Resources on Good Nutrition (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep. 20: Getting Unstuck: The Secret Life of Procrastinators (Colorado State Library)
Sep. 26: ClinicalTrials.gov (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Sep. 4: Exploring AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2018 (American Association of School Librarians)
Sep. 5: Sparking Student Questions: Engaging All Students in Critical Thinking (Education Week)
Sep. 5: In Case You Missed It: What We Learned at the Future Ready Librarian Leadership Summit (Follett)
Sep. 6: Live Webinar With Fountas & Pinnell: Levels Are a Teacher’s Tool, NOT a Child’s Label (Education Week)
Sep. 7: School Library Resources at the Wyoming State Library (Wyoming State Library)
Sep. 12: Empower Your Students to Be Digital Leaders on Social Media (edWeb)
Sep. 18: Transform Your Lesson Plans with TeachersFirst and SAMR (TeachersFirst)
Sep. 24: No Fear Coding: How to Start a Coding Club and Why It Matters (School Library Journal)
Sep. 25: Social Media Literacy: Purposeful Practice in Every Classroom (TeachersFirst)
Sep. 26: Get Real! Augmented, Virtual, and Other Realities in the Classroom (edWeb)
Sep. 28: I’m Charged: How to Become a Student-Centered Learning Ambassador (Alliance for Excellent Education/Future Ready Schools)

TECHNOLOGY

Sep. 12: DorobekINSIDER LIVE: Tools, Tech and Tips to Improve Gov Productivity (GovLoop)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Sep. 13: Cultural Competence and Responsiveness (YALSA)
Sep. 18: Behind the Scenes: Ensuring Flawless Virtual Events (InSync Training)
Sep. 25: Bozarthzone! Better Than Bullet Points (InSync Training)

VOLUNTEERS

Sep. 12: How to Make Event Volunteers Love You (Charity How To)
Sep. 13: Developing a Strategic Plan for Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
Sep. 13: The Great Divide: Bridging intergenerational gaps to fully engage your volunteers (Charity Village)
Sep. 18: Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook (VolunteerMatch)
Sep. 18: Revitalizing Library Volunteer Engagement (WebJunction)
Sep. 26: Service Enterprise Initiative: Helping A Thousand Points of Light Shine Even Brighter (VolunteerMatch)

About Carmelita Aragon

Carmelita is the State Data Coordinator for the New Mexico State Library

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