Continuing Education

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2019 Recordings Slides & Activity Sheets

Jan. 31: What I Wish I Had Known: Reflections of a Public Library Director  Activity Sheet(Live)   Activity Sheet(Recording)  Slides   Recording
Jan. 23-24: Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference  Activity Sheets   Slides & Recordings
Jan. 9: Rethinking Programming  Activity Sheet  Slides   Recording

2018 Recordings Slides & Activity Sheets

Dec. 14: NWLS Winter Retreat  Activity Sheet
Nov. 15: WVLS Peer Training Day   Activity Sheet
Nov. 8: Youth Services Workshop  Activity Sheet

Oct. 17: Apps and Beyond: Technology in the Library  Activity Sheet   Recording  Slides  VPN Page
Oct. 16: Gale Courses Launch Workshop    Activity Sheet  Recording
Oct. 4: Responding to Active Threat in the Workplace  Activity Sheet
Sept. 18-20: Tech Days Workshops    Slides, Resources and Activity Sheets
Aug. 13-17: Trustee Training Week    Recordings, Slides and Activity Sheets
Aug. 2: Leading with Compassion  Activity Sheet  Climate survey  Training Doc  Recording   Slides   
June 7:  Dealing with Substance-Abusing Patrons in the Library  Activity Sheet   Recording
April 26: Show it Off: The Power of Merchandising    Activity Sheet  Recording
April 24: STEAM in Youth Services    Activity Sheet  Agenda    Emily’s Slides
April 5: The Ins & Outs of Media Literacy   Activity Sheet  Recording   Jeff’s Slides   Lindsay’s Slides
Feb. 27: Marketing Library Programs for Increased Impact  Activity Sheet  Recording  Slides
Jan. 23-25: Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference  Activity Sheets   Recording and Slides

2017 Past WVLS Recordings, Slides & Activity Sheets
Graphic Design for Libraries   Activity Sheet   Recording Promoting Your Collection: Merchandising and More  Activity Sheet  Recording   Slides Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Video! Using Video to Market Library Services  Activity Sheet  Recording  Slides Are You Being Served? Programming for Emerging Adults   Activity Sheet   Recording  Slides Database Overview   Activity Sheet  Recording  Hand Out Tips for Building a Well-Rounded Collection for Youth   Activity Sheet Recording Effectively Managing Customer Behaviors  Activity Sheet  Recording  Slides Wisconsin Trustee Training Week   Activity Sheets and Recordings Data Into Action; Or Translating Your Web Stats Into To-Dos  Activity Sheet Recording Slides Making a Collection Count   Recording Power Up! Teen Leadership in Your Library and Beyond  Activity Sheet  Recording  Slides 30-Minute Thursday: Big Ideas with an Itty-Bitty Budget   Activity Sheet  Recording  Slides The All-Generation Library   Activity Sheet  Recording  Slides Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference  Activity Sheets  Recordings

Additional CE Opportunities

Continuing Education from Wisconsin
STEAM-Tastic!: Friday, May 10, IFLS
CCBC Shorts: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 9 a.m.

Continuing Education from National Organizations

Monthly Listing of National Live Webinars

2019 State and National Conferences
Computers in Libraries, March 26-28, Arlington
Power Up: A Leadership Conference for Youth Managers and Staff, March 28-29, Madison
WAPL Conference, May 1-3, Rothschild

New Recording: Rethinking Programming, January 9

WVLS Digital Lites: Continuing Education


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