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
UHLS 2016-2019 Grant Cycle
What UHLS is providing:
Our fabulous 2016-2017 trainers are Dr. Tom Denham of Careers in Transition, Sarah McFadden of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, and Evelyn Neale of Successful Change. 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):
Evelyn Neale of Successful Change (90 minutes each):
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 email@example.com.
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 Librarys Adult Literacy Library Services Program.
Workshop Scheduling: Deadline to request a workshop from UHLS was 9/30/2016. In addition:
All participating libraries have agreed to meet the above requirements.
2016-2017 Workshop Series Participants
Thank you to our participating member libraries! Workforce development workshops will be held in October and November, 2016 and April, May, and June, 2017 at the following locations:
Albany Public Library (Washington Avenue Branch), Berne Public Library, Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library (Schaghticoke), Bethlehem Public Library, Castleton Public Library, East Greenbush Community Library, Guilderland Public Library, Nassau Free Library, RCS Community Library, Rensselaerville Library, Sand Lake Town Library, Stephentown Memorial Library, Troy Public Library, Valley Falls Free Library, Voorheesville Public Library, and Watervliet Public Library.
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