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  1. NCompass Live: You Make Me Want To Break Out

    February 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Escape rooms are popping up all over the country as groups go in and test their logic and problem solving in order to escape a locked, themed room. Breakouts take the idea of escape rooms and bring them into the classroom. Students and teachers of all ages can participate and all students are engaged in the lesson. After running and writing many breakouts for the past 2 years, Meredith Fickes, School Librarian at Mickle Middle School in Lincoln, will be sharing tips, tricks, and knowledge for both running and writing breakouts.

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  2. R(e)building a Library Program with Community Feedback as Your Guide

    February 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission Do you have a program in your library that could use refreshing? Are you meeting resistance at changing a program that has existed for a long time in its current form? Library Management Consultant Kyla Hunt will guide you through the process of examining your library programs with an eye geared towards change. Time will be spent on how to identify a program that needs revamping, garnering responses from your community, and communicating the change to your patrons.

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  3. It's Not Your Imagination... Identity Conversations Really Are Different Today

    February 6, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Association of Library Service to Children Language and understanding of identity are quickly changing. We are now understanding that because we are people we are biased. At the same time, what is normal for kids today is not the same as it was for most adults. This webinar will help you gain strategies for having meaningful conversations even when challenged by the topic.

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  4. How Savvy Marketing Translates to More Donations

    February 6, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Bloomerang Without great marketing, it is difficult for donors — and prospects — to feel connected to your work. Many nonprofit communicators “inherited” marketing. Often on top of the job you expected and are actually trained to do. With everything you have to juggle, priority is often placed on the “sales” and the next deadline. Marketing, however, is a critical part of fundraising. And it’s what sets up the donor for your ask. Without marketing, every call is a cold call. In this session, Beth Brodovsky will show you what savvy nonprofit marketers do to build engagement and turn it into action.

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  5. I Wish I'd Thought of That: Showcasing the Best of Fundraising Examples

    February 6, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Network for Good Ready for eye candy campaigns that make you wish YOU'D thought of that? Buckle up, buttercup. We're firing up the very best fundraising examples from budgets small and large, digital and print, social and SO MUCH MORE! Be inspired and delighted with eye-candy examples and concrete tactics you can implement in your next fundraising campaign.

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  6. Web Accessibility in a Nutshell

    February 6, 2019, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Accessible Technology Coalition Use of the Internet is increasingly enmeshed and vital in education, business, and daily life. However, various barriers prevent equal access and limit equal opportunity to the Web for people with disabilities. This episode of ADA Live! will highlight the basics of web accessibility including: why it is important, the ADA and other laws, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and common barriers to web access. Discover some tips and best practices to help you get started in providing more accessible and usable web applications and digital materials to a diverse audience.

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  7. Autonomy Support: A New Approach to Managing Challenging Behavior

    February 6, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations Increasingly, it is known that executive function skills are important in school readiness and school success, in graduation rates and workforce success. Studies have even found that young children with executive function skills are more likely to be healthier and wealthier in their 30s, regardless of their IQ or socio-economic status. That has led researchers to wonder: what do parents and teachers do to promote their children’s executive function skills. One of the important answers is Autonomy Support! Join this compelling webinar by renowned experts, Ellen Galinsky and Erin Ramsey, to find out more.

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  8. Grant Trends and Common Mistakes: Make Your 2019 Applications Shine!

    February 6, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TechSoup It is not radical to say that grantseeking is a competitive process. As pools of eligible funds continue to shrink and those in need continue to grow, it is difficult for nonprofit organizations to keep their heads above water. This free webinar is here to help. We will review trends in what funders are looking for in grant applications so that you can create the strongest applications possible. In addition, we will identify common mistakes and suggest solutions and resources to help you avoid these pitfalls. We will have plenty of time for live questions and answers, so be prepared to bring your biggest concerns for discussion.

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  9. Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

    February 6, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Firespring In this educational session, Jay will share best practices—including detailed formulas that every nonprofit should be using—to track the effectiveness of their fundraising efforts.

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  10. Balancing Books and Social Issues: Homelessness and Trauma

    February 6, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople With numerous budget cuts to social services programs, public libraries are encountering more individuals experiencing homelessness, and poverty. For many, a library may be the only place of refuge from the weather, or noise from a downtown cityscape. The increasing volume of need arising in many communities may leave library workers feeling ill-equipped or overwhelmed. During this webinar social worker Elissa Hardy will explore some solutions.

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  11. Give Them Something To Write About: Teaching Across The Curriculum With NYT-Inspired Daily Prompts

    February 6, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- New York Times Every school day The New York Times Learning Network (NYTLN) publishes fresh writing prompts inspired by current New York Times articles, photography, art and even graphs. Join NYTLN editors, along with guest students and their teachers, to explore how to use our thousands of free writing prompts for everyday low-stakes writing practice across the curriculum.

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