Free CE and Training This Week – May 30 – June 3

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time

Wednesday, June 1 (1-2:30 p.m.)
Supporting Families and Young Children in Times of Fear and Anxiety (Early Childhood Investigations)

This webinar is designed to help programs and families promote feelings of safety and security for staff, families, and children with tangible actions to take, key communications to consider, and valuable resources to have on hand proactively.

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Thursday, June 2 (10-11 a.m.)
Approach & Need Discovery: Asking the Right Questions (Nonprofit Hub)

In this webinar, we will discover how you can reignite donor relationships through thoughtful questioning and listening. Fundraisers have the opportunity and privilege of connecting with people, discovering what they truly care about, learning their personal stories, and connecting them with meaningful causes.

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Thursday, June 2 (12-12:45 p.m.)
Leadership Development Series- Episode 1 (SirsiDynix)

We invite you to join SirsiDynix Chief Marketing Officer, Eric Keith, for a three-part webinar series to review proven strategies to help you combat the great resignation. While nothing is 100% effective, we will give you a few ideas designed to increase employee job satisfaction and enhance the culture of your organization.

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Thursday, June 2 (12-1 p.m.)
Curating a Culture of Excellence in Development (Blackbaud)

It’s common knowledge that in athletics, the best players don’t always make the best coaches. The same is often true, unfortunately, in development. Fundraising and leading a fundraising team require two separate skill sets that must be honed and developed. In this session. we’ll take a data-centric look at high-performing teams and talk about real strategies you can use to build strong teams.

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Thursday, June 2 (12-1 p.m.)
Finding & Living in Your Zone of Genius (Bloomerang)

Jarrett Ransom–otherwise known as the Nonprofit Nerd–is presenting a workshop that acknowledges It is impossible to be all things to everyone. She says we cannot even be all things to ourselves most days. That’s why identifying your genius zone is important to doing a better job for your ​organization.

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Thursday, June 2 (2-3 p.m.)
Indigenous Educational Practices In The SLIFE Classroom: Cultural Relevance To Build Academic Learning (Saddleback Educational Publishing)

Many students with limited or interrupted formal education (SLIFE) come from Indigenous oral cultures that approach learning in ways that are distinctly different from those favored in Western education. We will explore patterns in how education has traditionally been conducted in oral Indigenous cultures of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and elsewhere. The discussion will focus on common values that Indigenous cultures consider paramount in education, as well as practical suggestions for how Indigenous pedagogical techniques and strategies could be implemented in classrooms to maximize SLIFE academic learning and sense of belonging.

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Thursday, June 2 (4-5 p.m.)
Introduction to Finding Grants (Candid Learning)

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

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Friday, June 3 (1-2 p.m.)
Queer Peers and Graphic Novels: Creating Space for LGBTQ+ Readers (Booklist)

Moderator Jonathan Khan facilitates conversation between Graphic Novel Librarian Amanda Toth and some of the most prominent queer voices in the graphic novel community. Join us to hear more about how these creators make fantastical worlds for LGBTQ+ readers to immerse themselves in as well as how librarians can find queer graphic novel and manga content and position them in their libraries.

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