Step Up Your Knowledge and Skills!

Now that MLA ’10 is over and past, it is time to start your planning for the Midwest Chapter/MLA & WHSLA 2010 Conference in September!
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One thing that you can count on is that the annual conference will have great opportunities for high quality, cost effective continuing education. Conference CE Commiteee Co-Chair Tammy Mays sends along this invitation to participate in a CE course this fall:
The Midwest Chapter/MLA & WHSLA conference is pleased to offer ten unique and exciting continuing education workshops that will upgrade your skills and knowledge. Taking a continuing education workshop can expand your professional network, provide exposure to new ideas, and help you to stay abreast of current and future technologies.
On Saturday, September 25, 2010:

  • Max Anderson will provide strategies on instructing adult learners.
  • Marty Magee and Barb Jones will address how to turn library politics in your favor.
  • Ruth Holst and Jacqueline Leskovec will provide grant writing strategies in these troubled economic times.
  • Susan Barnes will provide an introductory overview of community assessment.
  • Jenifer Grady will assist you in finding your own personal brand.
  • Melinda Orebaugh will provide the latest information on health literacy and the value of using plain language.

On Tuesday, September 28, 2010:

  • Holly Burt will provide strategies to assist librarians with preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies.
  • Alexandra Dimitroff will provide an overview of research methodology on how to develop a good survey.
  • Samanthi Hewakapuge’s hands-on workshop will offer reliable resources for your older adult population.
  • Nancy Allee will satisfy your curiosity of Web 2.0 public health technologies and how these tools can benefit your patrons.

Check out this flyer or follow this link to the conference website for complete CE course information. Have any questions? Contact Tammy Mays at tmays at wisc dot edu or Ulrike Dieterle at udieterle at wisc dot edu.

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