UHLS coordinates training opportunities for adult
services librarians. In conjunction with the eContent Advisory Committee,
the UHLS evaluates and manages digital content.
NYS Adult Literacy
During the 2016-2019 grant cycle, UHLS is delighted to offer both a series of workforce development workshops for the public and professional development for library staff who assist patrons with job readiness inquiries.
Expert trainers at your library:
Our fabulous 2016-2017 trainers are Dr. Tom Denham of Careers in Transition, Sarah McFadden of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, and Marsha Lazarus of Your Career Fit Matters. Please read the flyer for complete workshop descriptions and see below for participation requirements.
Member Library Workshop Content Menu:
Dr. Tom Denham of Careers in Transition (75 minutes each):
Sarah McFadden of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County (90 minutes each):
Marsha Lazarus of Your Career Fit Matters (90 minutes each unless otherwise indicated):
Member Library Workshop Participation Requirements:
Please note that UHLS serves its member libraries, and does not directly serve the public. Thus, only UHLS member library directors and adult services library staff are authorized to request a workshop. If you are a member of the public, please speak to the staff at your home library to learn more about attending a workforce development workshop.
Workshops Content: The content of these workshops has been previously negotiated and agreed upon, and will be delivered as described (that is, no customization requests, please).
Workshop Evaluations: All member library workshop hosts and all workshop participants must fill out evaluation forms for grant reporting purposes. The forms will be provided by UHLS and will be returned to UHLS within 2 business days via the courier, marked "Attention, Adult & Outreach Services Department" or scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop Marketing: UHLS will provide a customizable marketing flyer and social media graphic for all workshops, so member libraries can add their own logo and contact information. Member libraries may also create their own flyers and social media graphics, but all marketing materials must include the phrase "This program is supported by funds from the New York State Library's Adult Literacy Library Services Program."
Workshop Scheduling: The deadline to request a 2018 workshop from UHLS is 2/8/2018. In addition:
By clicking "Request a Workshop," you agree to meet the above requirements.
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