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March 8, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission
JoAnn McManus and Mary Jo Ryan, both with the Nebraska Library Commission, will address the planning involved in preparing for a new intern and share tips to providing your intern--and your library--with a great experience. Topics covered that will be helpful for everyone include: determine if the library should provide a stipend or actually hire the intern as an employee, advertise the position/opportunity, intern selection considerations, review of resources to assist you, goal-setting for the internship, organize before day one of the internship, introduce your intern to the projects to be completed, and more.
March 8, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sponsored by- American Management Association
The skills needed for program management can differ significantly from those needed for project management. Program management is about maximizing the benefits realized with constrained resources in a changing environment; project management is focused on the efficient creation of a defined deliverable. In this webcast, you will discover the tools to initiate a program successfully in a manner that will enable benefits establishment, realization management, and analysis prior to and during execution. We will show you how to set realistic objectives and performance measures.
Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network
This interactive webinar will offer you a 5-step structure that will help you design and lead engaging sessions from short presentations to workshops and training sessions. As you gain insights, techniques, and strategies for effective training, you’ll quickly be able to recognize what you’re doing well and what needs to be improved in order to consistently create the most effective learning experiences for your participants.
March 8, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sponsored by- Nonprofit Hub
This session will help you discover how to maximize your nonprofit’s social media accounts through thankfulness, instead of promotion. We will examine real-life examples of effective social media usage from organizations large and small, as well as the latest research into what works and what doesn’t.
March 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by- 4Good
Achieving your organization’s goals often requires understanding and alignment across multiple stakeholders. Board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types need to be engaged in the planning and implementation of new strategies and actions. But how can you do this efficiently when there may be many different views and priorities? This session will introduce key principles and tools for building dialogue and alignment across diverse groups.
March 8, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Demco
In this presentation, you’ll learn how Columbus Metropolitan Library partnered with nonprofit Learning Circle Education Services to measure the impact of library services. Through data sharing, the library was given insight into whether programs such as Summer Reading Club, Homework Help and Reading Buddies were helping students read on grade level and increasing their performance in school. Listen as the project team shares what has been learned so far about students using these library services and discusses the importance of connecting the work of out-of-schooltime providers with K–12 student data to measure the impact on student achievement.
Sponsored by- TechSoup
The library field relies heavily on technology, but few front-line staff receive training in basic I.T. concepts that can build confidence when managing public access computer and working with patrons. The Texas State Library faced this challenge in more than 400 small public libraries in rural areas. They responded with You Can Do I.T., a friendly, approachable hardware, software, and networking skills training program. Join us for this free webinar to learn how you can demystify technology to empower others around you, no matter your technical ability or where you work. We will share our approaches to I.T. training to engage different learning styles, free and adaptable resources, and lessons learned from hands-on experience in the field.
March 8, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sponsored by-Missouri State Library
The presenters will provide an overview of 52+ STEM/STEAM programs they have tried at their library, as well as an in-depth summary of 3 programs for ages 3-12. These materials, including outlines, supply lists, links to scientific explanations, photos, and more can also be found on the blog created by the presenters: www.steminlibraries.com. If this session fills up, the video will be posted within approximately 48 hours of the webinar at: http://tinyurl.com/zyoryxx