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Paraprofessional Day

Event Type: Paraprofessional
Date: 5/10/2011
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 BREAKFAST
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Emotional Intelligence - Dr. David Kelley

Communicate with Anyone and everyone!-Janet Williams
Would you like to have a better understanding of your behavior and others so you can improve your communication skills? This session will give an introduction to the four main styles of communication behavioral strengths and challenges in yourself and others. During the session you will learn what motivates people; recognize behavioral clues to identifying each style and how to effectively deal with each style.

Creating Optimism in the Work - Dr. David Kelley

Copyright it Affects Us All - Janet Williams
What you don’t know about copyright could get you or your employer in trouble. Are you aware of the five rights only copyright owners possess? Do you believe everything out-of-print can be copied? Do you know when it’s illegal to make an archival copy of a piece of music, a computer program, DVD or book? In this session information will be given on specific rights granted to libraries, researches and educators to prevent copyright infringement.

LUNCH

Becoming a Lifelong Learner - Deb Hanson
“Life is about learning; when you stop learning, you die.” – Tom Clancy
There are people and resources everywhere that can help you stay on the leading edge, develop new skills, and stay relevant in your chosen profession. It’s easier than ever to reach out and connect these days. This presentation focuses on social media networks, online resources, and the dispositions you need to build your own personal learning network (PLN) and manage it so you can become a learner for life, bring out your best at work, and have a personal life, too.
Communicate with Anyone and everyone! - Janet Williams
Would you like to have a better understanding of your behavior and others so you can improve your communication skills? This session will give an introduction to the four main styles of communication behavioral strengths and challenges in yourself and others. During the session you will learn what motivates people; recognize behavioral clues to identifying each style and how to effectively deal with each style.
How Libraries Can Connect Children and Adults to Nature - Deb Hanson
This presentation focuses on partnerships, strategies, and programs libraries can develop to connect children and adults – and the community at large – with its natural resources. By nurturing a connection with nature, see how libraries across the US are building advocacy and unique identities tied to their region’s biology, ecology, and natural resources.

The Wonderful World of Libraries - One of the Last Free Treasures
Janet Williams
With the Internet, goggle, twitter and blogs available to all, are libraries still viable? The answer of course is yes. How do you get that message out to your audience? This session will cover the strategies and tips on how to market your library.

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel - 13051 Bell Tower Drive - Ft Myers, FL 33907
Registration Ends: 5/17/2011 at 11:30 AM
Other Information:
 Paraprofessional Day also includes volunteers of the library! Make sure to check-out the Agenda so you can decide what workshops you will want to attend.
Contact: Susan Maunz
Contact Number: 239-745-3722
Presenter: Dr. David Kelley, Deb Hanson, Janet Williams
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee must give 24 HOUR cancellation notice to allow other registrants to attend.

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