Free Competencies Webinars in 2018

YALSA is hosting free live monthly webinars. Each one is facilitated by knowledgeable youth development experts and library staff and focus on a different competency in YALSA’s brand new Teen Services Competencies for Library Staff.

All free webinars are held from 2:00 – 3:00pm, eastern, the second Thursday of the month. These webinars are free and open to any interested individual, regardless of job or membership status.

Webinar recordings are available for those who can’t participate in the live session. Reserve your free seat for the webinars you are interested in attending by selecting the link in the table below. 

Topic & Activity Schedule


Webinar Date
(2PM Eastern)

Twitter Chat Date
(7PM Eastern)

Teen Growth & Development - webinar recording March 8 March 22
Interactions with Teens - webinar recording April 12 April 26
Learning Environments - webinar recording May 10 May 24
Learning Experiences - webinar recording June 14 June 28
Youth Engagement & Leadership - webinar recording July 12 July 26
Community & Family Engagement - webinar recording August 9 August 23
Cultural Competence & Responsiveness - webinar recording September 13 September 27
Equity of Access - webinar recording October 11 October 25
Outcomes & Assessment - webinar recording November 8 November 20
Continuous Learning December 13 December 27