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Virginia Continuing Education & Training Calendar of Events

Help New Managers Succeed with Good Leadership Habits
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Research shows that most organizations wait for years before they train their managers. That’s much too late, and it allows bad leadership habits to creep into an otherwise promising managerial career. Join us for this complimentary Training Industry webinar. Your host, Scott Blanchard, principal and executive vice president of The Ken Blanchard Companies, will tell you how to help new managers develop good leadership habits.


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Low-Cost Tools for Data Visualization
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sometimes it’s hard to see what makes a program successful—even when it’s right there in the data. During this free webinar we’ll review a handful of tools and techniques that can help you show your impact and convince donors, supporters, and your teammates that your work is worth investing in.


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Engagement Through Immersive Technology
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This session will focus around the idea of current technology and technology reimagined as an engagement tool to promote forward-thinking and embrace the idea of failure as a learning tool. We will explore how mixed reality technology, as well as something as simple as a disposable soda lid can change how you communicate with others and as a team.


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Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The No Kid Hungry campaign has created Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals, a training program designed to support all caregivers- including informal family, friend & neighbor care- by teaching techniques for serving healthy meals and creating positive food environments for children.  No Kid Hungry is interested  in expanding this program, particularly in Southern Colorado communities.  This webinar will provide a basic overview of the program itself, as well as discuss opportunities for partnership with local organizations such as libraries, schools, child care centers, etc.


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Collaborating on Course Design: Part II
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Does starting an embedded librarian program seem impossible? The Central Piedmont Community College Library has started on a path to integrate information literacy competencies and outcomes at the curriculum-level. CPCC is doing this through sustainable instructional design by partnering with faculty (and others) to develop and implement course-level content that supports course, program, college, and national outcomes. Librarians coordinate with appropriate faculty and collaborate in three main areas: Content, Assignments & Rubrics, and Support. This Webinar is a follow-up to the previous CUS Virtual Conference Webinar panel discussion and will provide attendees with specific tips and examples of how to collaborate with faculty to create content.


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Outside the Lines: Shifting Perceptions of Libraries
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join this free webinar to learn about Outside the Lines, a weeklong international celebration of the creativity and innovation happening in libraries. Whether your organization is large or small, academic or public, you can participate by hosting at least one event or campaign that gets people thinking – and talking – about libraries in a different way. Discover how you can use social media to help support your efforts with examples from participants. Gain a deeper understanding of grassroots library marketing and inspiration for your next social media campaign.


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Effective Online Outreach: Tools and Tactics for Connecting Communities and Collections
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

With a combination of free and low-cost web tools, savvy marketing, and innovations borrowed from archives and museums, Kenn Bicknell embarked on an aggressive digitization and outreach program to push information out to his constituents in creative, engaging ways. Find inspiration and practical ideas that can breathe new life into your collections and keep libraries front and center in users’ lives.


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PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search, is a synchronous online session that includes hands-on exercises. This class will focus on using some of the tools and features built into PubMed that are designed to help you search more effectively. We will also learn how to coordinate MeSH terms the way Indexers do and we’ll explore the Index feature to build a search and explore topics. We will look at the Filters Sidebar and Topic-Specific Queries.


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