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Virginia Continuing Education & Training Calendar of Events

Aug
23
Wed
Graphic Design for Libraries Series: Elements of Design
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Do you want to spruce up your library’s graphic design? Learning and understanding the elements of design can help any artistic novice create attractive signage and advertisements. This hour-long session will cover the foundations of graphic design, including color, contrast, texture, and fonts and how they coexist in an image.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://continuinged.isl.in.gov/find-training/online-training-series/

How to Break Up Boredom! Interactive Events for All Ages
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Have you ever wondered how to break up boredom for your patrons, whether they are adults, teens, tweens or families…cheap? This small town Kentucky library brings out the human-size board games, life-sized Hungry Hippos and Battleship plus more!

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

5 Common Legal Traps for Nonprofits and How to Avoid Them
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Have you ever worried your organization could have some hidden legal risks? Often it’s what we don’t know that can come back to haunt us. This is why we’ve invited Erin McClarty, nonprofit attorney and strategist, to present a free webinar on the most common legal issues she sees nonprofits face, and what to do about them.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://bit.ly/2w6xTUh

Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In this edWebinar, Diana Rendina, Media Specialist and Writer, Tampa Preparatory School in Tampa, FL, will describe step-by-step how to introduce challenge-based learning into your school library makerspace.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://home.edweb.net/webinars/2017-08/

Aug
24
Thu
Disaster Recovery
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Part 3 of Establishing Tech Policies to Protect Your Nonprofit. We’ll walk you through the potential disasters and guide you through developing a plan that will help you get your organization back up and running as quickly and as safely as possible.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.idealware.org/training-calendar/

American Indian Health Information Resources
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

According to the 2010 US Census, approximately 5.2 million people stated that they were American Indian or Alaskan Native. A recent study shows that American Indian use of the Internet to find health information is lower in comparison with the adult U.S. population. This  program will introduce a variety of governmental and non-governmental Internet resources that have health information for American Indian populations.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/professional-development

Welcoming Everyone Online: Creating Accessible Online Resources For People with Disabilities
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Knowbility to learn how accessibility will expand your pool of potential donors, volunteers, and staff. Knowbility experts share no-cost practical tips on how you can immediately improve your website’s accessibility.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/events

Workplace Bullying: words can hurt more than you think
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Remember being bullied in grade school? The tears, fears, and anxiety of facing bullies may have shaped who you have become today. Do you ever wonder what happened to those bullies? It’s sad to say but many have grown up and are now creating havoc in our libraries! This engaging session will show you how to remain calm and stay strong when coping with the bullies you work with or serve in your community.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://cslinsession.cvlsites.org/

IFLA’s Global Vision: An Interactive Discussion
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Association for Rural and Small Libraries, in collaboration with WebJunction, invites rural and small libraries to join this highly interactive webinar discussion to voice your opinions and contribute to shaping a unique and comprehensive IFLA Global Vision. By joining us for this webinar, you can participate in this global discussion to identify future challenges and opportunities facing the library field and help to prioritize actions that a united and connected library field can take.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction.html

Equipping Students with Digital Literacy Skills
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us to find out how to implement a comprehensive digital literacy curriculum in either a computer lab or a classroom setting. You’ll also hear best practices on how you can integrate digital literacy into core area instruction. Jeff and Nettie will field your questions after their presentation. Elementary and middle school classroom teachers, technology teachers, library media specialists, principals, vice principals, and technology coordinators are invited to this live, interactive event.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://home.edweb.net/webinars/2017-08/

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