Webinar: iSchool Professional Development- March 1, 2017

Are you eager to learn a new skill for your current or desired future job? Do you need interview practice or career advice?

Then join us for a free online Professional Development Webinar on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

The iSchool’s Alumni Chapter will be sponsoring and hosting the webinar via Adobe Connect.

Four speakers will talk about a wide variety of the professional development courses and tools. Webinar participants will have opportunity to ask questions via the chat feature of Adobe Connect.

Speakers and topics include:

  • Tricia Donovan (Coordinator of Professional Education, University of Maryland iSchool) will be talking about the Professional Education program at UMD’s iSchool, from non-credit short courses on topics such as children’s literature and information privacy, to one-credit tool courses and certificates.
  • Joshua A. Westgard (Systems Librarian, Digital Programs and Initiatives, UMD Libraries) will discuss resources and strategies for teaching yourself to code.
  • Victoria Weaver, a University of Maryland MIM (Master’s of Information Management) graduate (2005) and IT Executive with over 20 years of experience working in private, public and non-profit sectors, will talk about Evisors.com, a new platform that provides access for personal career coaching and webinars from professionals and alumni.
  • Elizabeth Tobey (Inventory Inspector, LAC Group) will discuss online professional development classes she has taken through ALA Online and Library Juice Academy.

For more information, send an email to ischoolalumnichapter@umd.edu. A link to Adobe Connect will be shared on the iSchool’s website (https://ischool.umd.edu/) one week prior to the webinar.

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