Opportunities, 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:

ADVOCACY
Sep 1: Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)
Sep 2: Turning Non-Profits into Visual Storytellers (NonProfit Hub)
Sep 30: How to Rebound Digital Marketing After Covid-19 (NonProfit Hub)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING
Sep 1: Preparing for the Unthinkable, Planning for the Inevitable: Disaster Prevention, Response, and Recovery for Libraries (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep 2: The ‘Toward Gigabit Libraries’ Project Update (Nebraska Library Commission)
Sep 3: Organizational Planning In Times Of Uncertainty (Bloomerang)
Sep 9: Simple Strategic Planning Training (State Library of North Carolina)
Sep 10: Scenario Planning in Uncertain Times (Propel Nonprofits)
Sep 15: Workforce Development Strategies for Recovery and Resilience (Infopeople)
Sep 16: Prepare, Prevent, Protect: Security & Safety in Early Childhood Facilities (Early Childhood Investigations)
Sep 17: Developing a Digital Inclusion Response to COVID-19 (Utah State Library)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Sep 9: Online and Face-to-Face – They Want Me to do What? Thriving in a Blended Learning Classroom (AbleNet)
Sep 10: Integrating Assistive Technology into Virtual Instruction for Struggling Readers (edWeb.net)
Sep 17: Accessibility Tips: How to create accessible learning content (TRAILS)

CHILDREN & TEENS
At Your Leisure: Maker-Spacing Your Distance Learning (Mackin)
Sep 8: Picture Books for Fall (School Library Journal)
Sep 9: Fall Graphic Novels for All Levels (Library Journal)
Sep 10: Disney Publishing Worldwide Preview (Booklist)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
Sep 8: Love Letters: Romantic Reads for Your Shelf (Booklist)
Sep 8: Picture Books for Fall (School Library Journal)
Sep 9: Fall Graphic Novels for All Levels (Library Journal)
Sep 9: Basics of Collection Photography (Connecting to Collections Care)
Sep 10: Disney Publishing Worldwide Preview (Booklist)
Sep 17: For the Love of Facts: Even More Fall Nonfiction (School Library Journal)
Sep 21: Graphic Novels in Every Classroom (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
Sep 29: Ways to Fill Your Shelves Without Draining Your Budget (Indiana State Library)

COMMUNICATION
Sep 2: Anti-Racism in Academia: A Learning Journey – Listen (EduCause)
Sep 2: Turning Non-Profits into Visual Storytellers (NonProfit Hub)
Sep 11: Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)
Sep 15: Designing and Leading Virtual Meetings That Keep People Engaged (Personify)
Sep 15: How Rude! The Price of Incivility in the Workplace (Colorado State Library)
Sep 15: Podcast Power: Launch Your Podcast in One Day (InSync Training)
Sep 17: “Because I See What You Do”: How Microaggressions Undermine the Hope for Authenticity at Work (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 21: Positive Influence: Earning Trust and Respect (Pattern Research, Inc.)
Sep 24: Engage Families and Staff about COVID-19 Protocols Using Using Media Literacy (Early Childhood Investigations)
Sep 30: How to Rebound Digital Marketing After Covid-19 (NonProfit Hub)

DIGITAL RESOURCES
Sep 8: Race, Power, and Curation: Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection Launch Event (Digital Public Library of America)
Sep 9: Online and Face-to-Face – They Want Me to do What? Thriving in a Blended Learning Classroom (AbleNet)

DATABASES & E-RESOURCES
At Your Leisure: eLIBRARY (Wyoming State Library)
Sep 18: Prepare for Presidential Elections with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints (Cengage)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
At Your Leisure: Unmasking Misinformation (TEDx Talks)
Sep 9: Intentional Leadership: Board Governance Practices that Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Part 2 of 2) (Bloomerang)
Sep 9: Grey Literature Resources to Support Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 9: An Outrage: Hosting a Virtual Scholar-Led Screening and Discussion (Programming Librarian)
Sep 15: 4 Strategies for Overcoming the Challenges of Mandatory Remote Learning and Working From Home (Educause)
Sep 15: Designing and Leading Virtual Meetings That Keep People Engaged (Personify)
Sep 15: Strengthen Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Practice Through Self-Paced Learning (WebJunction)

FUNDRAISING
Sep 1: How to Get More Donations: A 101 Guide to Charitable Giving (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
Sep 1: Asking Styles: A Revolutionary Concept in Fundraising (CharityHowTo)
Sep 1: Mapping Your Capital Campaign During the COVID-19 Crisis (Bloomerang)
Sep 1: Storytelling for Impact (Firespring)
Sep 3: 5 Reasons Why Direct Mail Continues to Create Fundraising Home Runs (CharityHowTo)
Sep 9: Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth (Firespring)
Sep 15: How to Supercharge Your Grant Research (CharityHowTo)
Sep 23: Introduction to Project Budgets (Candid Learning)
Sep 29: Reluctant Fundraiser? Not A Fundraiser? Not A Problem! (Bloomerang)
Sep 30: 10 Quick Tips to Super Charge Your Next Fundraising Appeal (Productive Fundraising)

LEGAL
Sep 10: Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: U.S. Federal Statutes (Law Library of Congress)
Sep 15: Orientation to Law Library Collections Webinar (Law Library of Congress)
Sep 22: Copyright and Creative Commons resources for patrons, students, and library workers (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)

MANAGEMENT
Sep 8: Nonprofit Cybersecurity: Tools to Get Started (IdealWare)
Sep 9: Intentional Leadership: Board Governance Practices that Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Part 2 of 2) (Bloomerang)
Sep 9: Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth (Firespring)
Sep 9: Trauma-Informed Nonprofit Leadership (NonProfit Hub)
Sep 15: How Rude! The Price of Incivility in the Workplace (Colorado State Library)
Sep 16: Prepare, Prevent, Protect: Security & Safety in Early Childhood Facilities (Early Childhood Investigations)
Sep 17: “Because I See What You Do”: How Microaggressions Undermine the Hope for Authenticity at Work (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 21: The Organizational Map: What’s Different About Leadership (Pattern Research, Inc.)
Sep 21: Positive Influence: Earning Trust and Respect (Pattern Research, Inc.)
Sep 21: Library Leadership Ethics (Pattern Research, Inc.)
Sep 22: Exceptional Customer Service (State Library of North Carolina)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
Sep 1: Return to the Future: Your 2020 Census (Indiana State Library)
Sep 2: The ‘Toward Gigabit Libraries’ Project Update (Nebraska Library Commission)
Sep 2: Anti-Racism in Academia: A Learning Journey – Listen (EduCause)
Sep 8: Helping Students Succeed During COVID-19 (Infopeople)
Sep 10: Scenario Planning in Uncertain Times (Propel Nonprofits)
Sep 15: With Change comes Innovation: Discussion on Author Talks, Planning, and Outreach (North Carolina Library Association)
Sep 15: Podcast Power: Launch Your Podcast in One Day (InSync Training)
Sep 15: Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 14: Putting Open Data to Work for America’s Communities (DigitalGov)
Sep 15: Workforce Development Strategies for Recovery and Resilience (Infopeople)
Sep 15: Culturally Responsive STEAM Programming: Engaging Latinx Communities in Rural Areas (STAR Net)
Sep 29: Virtual Programs for Public Libraries (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

PROGRAMMING
At Your Leisure: Genealogy Introduction—Census Records at the National Archives (National Archives)
Sep 1: Closing the Gender Gap: Developing Gender Equitable STEAM Programs (STAR Net)
Sep 8: Helping Students Succeed During COVID-19 (Infopeople)
Sep 9: An Outrage: Hosting a Virtual Scholar-Led Screening and Discussion (Programming Librarian)
Sep 15: With Change comes Innovation: Discussion on Author Talks, Planning, and Outreach (North Carolina Library Association)
Sep 15: Culturally Responsive STEAM Programming: Engaging Latinx Communities in Rural Areas (STAR Net)
Sep 17: Cooking Virtually: Culinary Literacy Programming Online (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 21: National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 21: Neurodiversity and STEM Education (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Sep 29: Virtual Programs for Public Libraries (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

READERS’ ADVISORY
Sep 8: Love Letters: Romantic Reads for Your Shelf (Booklist)
Sep 8: Picture Books for Fall (School Library Journal)
Sep 9: Fall Graphic Novels for All Levels (Library Journal)
Sep 10: Disney Publishing Worldwide Preview (Booklist)
Sep 17: For the Love of Facts: Even More Fall Nonfiction (School Library Journal)

REFERENCE
Sep 9: Grey Literature Resources to Support Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 10: Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: U.S. Federal Statutes (Law Library of Congress)
Sep 10: Pharmaceutical Research Sources Available for COVID-19 (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep 15: Orientation to Law Library Collections Webinar (Law Library of Congress)
Sep 15: Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents… Food, Energy, Water, Health, & informaciόn en espaňol Web Guides Featuring U.S. Government Web Sites—Plus Why and How to Create Your Own Topical Guides (North Carolina Library Association)
Sep 15: Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 14: Putting Open Data to Work for America’s Communities (DigitalGov)
Sep 16: Lifting Voices: Perspectives on Literature by People of Color (Mackin)
Sep 18: Prepare for Presidential Elections with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints (Cengage)
Sep 21: National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 22: Secrets of the Super Searchers (Federal Depository Library Program)
Sep 22: Copyright and Creative Commons resources for patrons, students, and library workers (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Sep 22: Towards a Mindful Practice in Library Work (Infopeople)
Sep 23: How the Economy is Impacted by COVID-19 (Special Library Association)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
At Your Leisure: Part 1: Open at Home: School Librarians as Instructional Leaders (EveryLibrary Institute)
Sep 2: Gender Equity in Online STEM Learning (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Sep 3: Optimizing the Distance Learning Experience and Virtual Classroom (Educause)
Sep 3: How to Design Socially Distanced Classrooms During COVID-19 (edWeb.net)
Sep 8: Love Letters: Romantic Reads for Your Shelf (Booklist)
Sep 8: Picture Books for Fall (School Library Journal)
Sep 9: Fall Graphic Novels for All Levels (Library Journal)
Sep 10: Integrating Assistive Technology into Virtual Instruction for Struggling Readers (edWeb.net)
Sep 10: Disney Publishing Worldwide Preview (Booklist)
Sep 16: AASL Town Hall: Leading Learning (American Association of School Librarians)
Sep 17: For the Love of Facts: Even More Fall Nonfiction (School Library Journal)
Sep 18: Prepare for Presidential Elections with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints (Cengage)
Sep 21: National Library of Medicine Resources for Citizen Scientists (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Sep 21: Graphic Novels in Every Classroom (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
Sep 21: Neurodiversity and STEM Education (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Sep 22: Copyright and Creative Commons resources for patrons, students, and library workers (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Sep 22: Behind the Book Author Takeover with DJ Corchin (Follett)
Sep 22: 3 Cool Tools That Support Growth in the K-8 Classroom (OK2Ask)
Sep 30: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

TECHNOLOGY
Sep 2: The ‘Toward Gigabit Libraries’ Project Update (Nebraska Library Commission)
Sep 8: Nonprofit Cybersecurity: Tools to Get Started (IdealWare)
Sep 15: Designing and Leading Virtual Meetings That Keep People Engaged (Personify)
Sep 17: Developing a Digital Inclusion Response to COVID-19 (Utah State Library)
Sep 30: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
At Your Leisure: eLIBRARY (Wyoming State Library)
At Your Leisure: Genealogy Introduction—Census Records at the National Archives (National Archives)
Sep 2: Gender Equity in Online STEM Learning (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Sep 3: Optimizing the Distance Learning Experience and Virtual Classroom (Educause)
Sep 9: Online and Face-to-Face – They Want Me to do What? Thriving in a Blended Learning Classroom (AbleNet)
Sep 10: Integrating Assistive Technology into Virtual Instruction for Struggling Readers (edWeb.net)
Sep 10: Creating Virtual Classroom Experiences using Microlearning (InSync Training)
Sep 15: 4 Strategies for Overcoming the Challenges of Mandatory Remote Learning and Working From Home (Educause)
Sep 15: Strengthen Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Practice Through Self-Paced Learning (WebJunction)
Sep 16: Virtual Classroom Instructional Design – Create Engaging & Impactful Learning Programs (InSync Training)
Sep 17: Accessibility Tips: How to create accessible learning content (TRAILS)
Sep 21: Neurodiversity and STEM Education (National Girls Collaborative Project)
Sep 22: How Much Time Do You Have? Quick and Flexible Activities to Add Some Metacognition to your One-shot Science Information Literacy Sessions (North Carolina Library Association)
Sep 29: Once Upon A Training: The Impact Of Stories On Learning And Engagement (Utah State Library)
Sep 29: Create Stunning Presentations Using Google Slides (Training Magazine Network)
Sep 30: NNLM Resource Picks: PubMed Central (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

VOLUNTEERS
Sep 8: Understanding Soft Risk in Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
Sep 15: Managing Difficult Volunteer Transitions (VolunteerMatch)
Sep 23: Best Practices for Recruiting Online (VolunteerMatch)

 

*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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