Upcoming CTLS Workshop: D3.Ten Technology Conference

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CTLS and TLA District 3 come together to bring you theD3.Ten Tech Conference!  Experts from academic, school and public libraries share innovative responses to the rapidly changing ways young people use media.

Our keynote speaker, UT Professor S. Craig Watkins, shares his findings about young people’s social and digital media behaviors, and their innovative uses of new media technologies. Chris Peterson will catch us up with technology – find out what tech changes you missed this year. She’ll also let us know what Google is up to, where it’s going and what we should know to help our patrons.
We’ll have a Speed Geeking session where you’ll learn about useful tech gadgets in ten minutes, then get some hands-on time with the gadgets. The Sheryl and Dianne Show will feature AISD’s Innovation Station – a combination computer, wireless keyboard and mouse, overhead projector, microphone, whiteboard and webcam. UT’s Cindy Fisher will let us know what information literacy skills freshman college students need to have and how we can get them ready.

There will be door prizes and more, so please don’t missthis fabulous event!

CTLS Workshop: LeaderShift

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Developed by Carla Penny, this interactive workshop will explore the values, mindset and priorities required to be a leader. Jennifer Patterson will review the 4 key responsibilities of a manager and give you tools to help you apply what you learn to the people you lead. You will have a baseline assessment of your own ability, and you’ll develop a motivational action plan for your team. Register now.

Jennifer John Patterson has been almost every kind of librarian and library consultant imaginable. She provides continuing education and consulting services wherever a highly opinionated person is needed. Feel free to contact her with any questions about this workshop.

Need some financial help attending this workshop? The Friends of CTLS generously offer a $50 stipend to cover registration and travel costs. Apply now for an FOCTLS stipend – it’s easy, and we would love to see you there!

Date: August 20, 2010
Round Rock Public Library 216 East Main St. Round Rock, TX
Time: Registration: 8:30-9am
Workshop: 9am-3:30pm
Who should attend: Workshop is limited to leads, supervisors, & managers
How much it will cost: $15 per member $35 per non-member