Continuing Education Archives

State-sponsored archives:


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Below you will find handouts and webinar links from previous CE programs:


Program DateProgram Title & InfoPresentersMaterials & ResourcesCE Activity Report (.doc)
October 14, 2015Surviving Difficult ConversationsJeff RussellSlides
Handouts: Core Handouts, Developing Your Plan, Collaborative Mindset Values & Behaviors
Activity Report
September 29, 2015Building Your Capacity...Sustaining Your Library: Friends, Foundations, and FundraisingSue Hall and Stu WilsonSlides
Handouts: Advocacy for Libraries, Development Plan, Fundraising Types and Categories, Friends & Foundation board job description, Board member attributes
Activity Report
September 25, 2015Youth Services WorkshopRenee Grassi
(Creating Welcoming & Accessibles Libraries...)

Tessa Michaelson Schmidt
(WI YSS updates)

Caitlin Shaffer, Jenny Wegener and Judy Jones
(Incorporating New Media in Youth Services)

Patrick Lodge
(Manga Drawing Workshops)
Abby Bussen (YA & Anime)
Renee Grassi: Slides, Presentation Handout, Small Group Discussions, People First Chart, Tips Handout, Universal Design Checklist, Sensory Storytime Manual info

Tessa Schmidt: Slides

Wegener, Jones, Shaffer: Slides, New Media Resources handout

Patrick Lodge: Slides
Abby Bussen: Slides
Activity Report
August 17-21, 2015Wisconsin Trustee Training Week 2015VariousRecordingsActivity Reports
August 7, 2015SEWI Library Directors' RetreatGoeffrey Trotier
Judith Pinger
Dr. Joyce Latham
Debra McRae
Geoff Trotier: slides
Judith Pinger: slides
Joyce Latham: slides
Activity Report
May 18, 2015Medical College of WI Library Tour & ProgramKathyrn MlsnaSlidesActivity Report
January 23, 2015Develop Your Inner SuperheroMarge Loch-WoutersSlides, Handout 1, Handout 2Activity Report
January 21-22, 2015Wild Wisconsin Winter Web ConferenceVarious presentersSlides & HandoutsActivity Reports
December 3, 2014Book 'Em: Find it, Read it, Talk about itJessica E. Moyer (Teen RA)

Jacki Potratz, Kristina Gomez, Brett Rohlwing (Social Media RA)

Gary Warren Niebuhr (Book Discussions)
Moyer slides

Potratz, Gomez, & Rohlwing slides

Niehbuhr slides
Activity Report--Teen RA

Activity Report--Social Media RA

Activity Report--Book Discussions
October 6, 2014Lead the Revolution: Leading Change by Changing LeadersRachel Rubin
Felton Thomas, Jr.
Flip Charts
Activity Report
September 16, 2014Promoting Libraries in the Digital AgeBen BizzleSlides
Activity Report
August 18-21, 2014Wisconsin Trustee Training WeekVarious presentersSessions Takeaways
Slides & Recordings
Activity Report--Assessing Facility Needs

Activity Report--Building Your Staff

Activity Report--Big Bad Issues

Activity Report--Social Media Advocacy
March 20, 2014Customer Service ComedySportz StyleBob Orvis, ComedySportzNo handouts
January 2014Wild Wisconsin Winter Web ConferenceVarious presentersSlides & Recordings
January 31, 20142014 Summer Library Program WorkshopJenny Wegener
Sandy George
Betsy Bromley
STEM Bibliography
Pre-school Handout
School Age Handout
October 9, 2013Teamwork: The Key to SuccessDeb KneserSlides,
Library Case Studies,
Teamwork Handout
September 24, 2013Can I Give You the Kitchen Sink?: Building an Exceptional Customer Service AtmosphereKevin KingSlides
September 19, 2013Growing Wisconsin Readers WorkshopDr. Dipesh Navsaria
Tessa Michaelson Schmidt
Marge Loch-Wouters
Dr. Susanne Krasovich
Pattie Woods
Dr. Dipesh Navsaria: Presentation, Still Face Experiment video, First Five Years video

Tessa Michaelson Schmidt: Presentation

Marge Loch-Wouters: No handouts
Dr. Susanne Krasovich: Presentation

Pattie Woods: Presentation, Handouts
July 2013ALA 2013 Virtual Conference: Mapping TransformationVarious presentersSession archives expired January 2014
June 26, 2013 (am)RFID: What is it? Where is it going? Is it right for your library? (Morning program)Lori Bowen AyrePinterest board, Slides
June 26, 2013 (pm)RFID Materials Handling, Self-Service: Open Discussion (Session 2)Lori Bowen AyerNo handouts
May 21, 2013Virtual Not Invisible...Raising awareness of your e-content collections Stef Morril &
Sara Gold (WiLS)
Webinar recording, handouts
April 17, 2013Managing Circulation StaffKaite StoverHandouts & Slides
April 16, 2013Readers' AdvisoryKaite StoverHandouts & Slides
April 11, 2013On the Autism Spectrum: Info and resources for public library staff serving children with autism and their familiesRoxanne Bartelt
Emily Levine
Lisa Langsdorf
Website resources, books & DVDs, slides created by
October 9, 2012Leadership Styles & CommunicationAlonzo KellyRecording
October 1, 2012Real-World Library SecurityWarren GrahamNo handouts
September 27, 2012Change in the WorkplaceDebra SchmidtRecording
July 26, 2012Politics & Civility: A Library's RoleDr. Mordecai Lee
Dr. Joyce Latham
Mary Davis Fournier
Martha Berninger
May 22, 2012Strategic Social Media PlanningWendy SoucieRecording
March 21, 2012 (am & pm)The Wakanheza Project® Training Workshop SessionsDarlene Simmons