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Virginia Continuing Education & Training Calendar of Events

Dec
13
Wed
Descriptive cataloging for books and DVDs: What is the title?
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Do you find the title page, cover title, or title screen confusing? It can be difficult to identify the elements of the title, the title proper, part of title, or parallel title. Two experienced catalogers and cataloging trainers will guide you in distinguishing the title and title variants for the catalog record. They will share a variety of confusing book and DVD titles, with best cataloging practices. They will also share some best practices for adapting records to your local catalog.

 

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

How to Make the Case for Integrating Health Literacy Throughout Your Organization
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This webinar will introduce the health policies and regulations that support integrating health literacy into health systems, and it will provide actionable tips for helping you do so in your organization.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training

NCompass Live: How to Choose Your News: Educating College Students on Identifying Bias
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In order to teach students how to recognize bias, the Composition II Instruction Team at Criss Library developed a learning module centered on determining political bias in online news articles.The goal is to help students across campus and disciplines understand how to be more sophisticated consumers of information, both in academia and in everyday life.

 

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

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community (Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness)
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This session will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations. The sample topic for this session is Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness to offer libraries and other organizations ideas for National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (January 22-28, 2018). Information on where to locate free materials for hosting a local event will be shared.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://nnlm.gov/training

Brandraising with Sarah Durham from Big Duck
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This webinar, presented in April 2016, introduces nonprofits to the concepts of Brandraising that can help you improve your fundraising, outreach and relationship-building communications.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.firespring.org/education/webinars.html

Early Brain Development: 5 BIG Ideas for Every Early Care Professional Should Know
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for an engaging session on some “big ideas” about early brain development that every parent and early childhood provider should know and use every day! For example, 700-1000 new neural connections form in a baby’s brain every second! What does that mean for the baby, and for your program?

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.earlychildhoodwebinars.com/presentations/

Government Information Resources for Teaching English as a Second Language and Learning English as an Immigrant
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Do you have speakers of other languages in you library? Do they want or need to learn English? Free resources from the U.S. Government will be presented and discussed. Included will be resources from Voice of America, the State Department, and the Department of Education. Some resources will be useful for teachers of English as a Second Language and others are designed for self-learning.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

Innovations That Matter: Automation, Blockchain, IoT and More
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Christopher Dorobek and his panel of experts on Wednesday, Dec. 13th, at 2pm ET, as they uncover what made 2017 stand out and predict the future of government innovations.

 

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.govloop.com/training/

Introduction to Proposal Writing
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://grantspace.org/training/calendar/online

Re-Energize your Volunteer Program by Designing Mission-Driven Opportunities
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In this session we’ll discuss creating a connection between the work volunteers do and the mission of your organization. You’ll learn how to design volunteer opportunities with real impact, and how to tell the story of that impact both within your organization and to your community. Attendees will leave with sample mission-driven position descriptions and a worksheet to help craft their organization’s story of volunteer engagement.

 

For more information and to register, visit: http://learn.volunteermatch.org/training-topics

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