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  1. Personal Development

    Leave this field blank     A 21st-Century Approach to School Librarian Evaluation Writer Patricia Owen discusses AASL’s newest publication, A 21st-Century Approach to School Librarian Evaluation. In this workbook, Owen uses the AASL Empowering Learners pr ...

    JHABLEY - 04/24/2014 - 16:50 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. LLAMA webinar: The Matrix-- Linking Competencies and Learning Opportunities

    As popular as they are, staff competencies can still seem too confusing or cumbersome for many library managers and supervisors to use effectively. Learning how they have been developed and adopted successfully in another institution can help. The Library ...

    FREULAND - 01/26/2015 - 10:10 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  3. Workflow Maps: Tools for Insight and Enhancement

    Have you ever asked “How can we make this process better” only to realize that no one really understands the process from start to finish in the first place? Workflow mapping can be a powerful approach to understanding the systems and processes libraries ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/15/2015 - 09:57 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Making difficult conversations effective: An essential competency for life and leadership

    How do you ask an employee to start doing something they don’t want to do or to stop doing something they love to do?  It can be difficult, but understanding how to manage the conversation is essential for an effective leader. This webinar will show you h ...

    FREULAND - 12/18/2014 - 17:05 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  5. Violence Prevention in the Public Library On-Demand Webinar

    As free, public institutions, libraries welcome all. This founding principle is a wonderful quality; however it can also leave staff vulnerable to encountering difficult and sometimes dangerous individuals. This on-demand webinar discusses violence risk f ...

    SHOFMANN - 12/29/2014 - 11:01 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  6. Planning and Describing Your Work with P&T in Mind

    Achieving promotion and tenure (P&T) in an academic library is like flying an airplane; you need to start with a plan to get off the ground, gain altitude, and achieve a sustainable cruising altitude. Materials will include selections from at least th ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/13/2014 - 16:25 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. MOOCs and the Public Library

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/13/2014 - 16:25 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. How to Present a Webinar

    Webinars have become a standard continuing education tool. ALCTS is committed to creating new webinars on emerging issues for all technical services topics, and we would like to train possible presenters on how to develop and present a webinar.   Join Ker ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 12:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Taken Off the Page: Reading Aloud as Professional Development

    Participate in this rowdy session to read out loud, consider a diversity of texts, and experience first-hand the power of sharing texts out loud.  We understand the value of reading aloud with students, but the 21st Century Standards cross the lifespan in ...

    JHABLEY - 10/21/2014 - 09:24 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. Eyeing the New Diversity

    An emerging paradigm for recruitment and retention By Alexia Hudson-Ward Workplace diversity management in our field has primarily focused on increasing the number of underrepresented populations among our ranks. Yet, an emerging paradigm shift that eleva ...

    bgoldberg - 08/18/2014 - 16:14 - American Libraries Magazine

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