Continuing Education

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Ryan Dowd

Statewide Calendar

Coming Up at IFLS

Additional IFLS Support

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Webinar Quick Links (recordings, handouts, activity sheets from past programs)

Director Certification article in the IFLS Article Index

Webinars for New Directors in the IFLS Article Index

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Additional support from IFLS

Leah Langby is your IFLS staff expert in:

  • Continuing education, certification, and professional development 
  • General support (child/teen development, intellectual freedom, inclusive services)
  • Youth services
  • Developing your services (programs, collections, partnerships and outreach)
Leah Langby

Leah Langby

Library Development and Youth Services Coordinator

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Youth Services, Continuing Education, Director Certification, Inclusive Services

Ryan Dowd Training and Recorded Webinars

Ryan Dowd’s Homelessness and Libraries is a 3.5 hour self-paced training.  This training will be available through December 2023, thanks to a statewide subscription.  Look here for tips about empathetic rule enforcement and de-escalating challenging situations with all patrons, with some specific information and education about homelessness.  In addition, recordings of monthly hour-long webinars about a variety of relevant topics are archived in the same location.  

Click here to start your training now. Sign up using your library email address.

Statewide Continuing Education calendar from the WI DPI

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Coming up at IFLS