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NComapss Live: Continuing Education and Training Grants 2011


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The Nebraska Library Commission supports education for librarians by providing programs, but also by providing scholarships and grants to aid individuals in furthering their professional education. Kathryn Brockmeier and Laura Johnson will discuss the NLC scholarship program and the Continuing Education and Training Grants for 2012.
NCompass Live - Oct. 12, 2011.

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NComapss Live: Continuing Education and Training Grants 2011

  1. 1. Continuing Education and Training Grants<br />2011<br />
  2. 2. The purpose of these grants <br /> to improve library service by improving professional skills through continuing education and training<br />
  3. 3. 3 Types of Awards<br /><br />
  4. 4. Take an online course<br />Attend an out-of-state professional conference<br />Carry out a project<br />
  5. 5. Take a Course<br />Grant to individual<br />Public library staffers from accredited libraries eligible<br />Library-related or directly job-related courses<br />Continuing education—no courses that lead to a degree<br />100% reimbursement for successfully completed course<br />Applications reviewed monthly<br />
  6. 6. Course Providers<br />
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  8. 8.
  9. 9. Attend a Conference<br />Grant to individual<br />Professional, out-of-state, library-related events<br />One individual from a library per event<br />10% match (reimbursed at 90%)<br />Attendees must report via NCompass Live<br />Applications reviewed monthly<br />
  10. 10. Conferences<br />Public Library Association Meeting, Philadelphia<br />Computers in Libraries, Washington DC<br />
  11. 11. Carry Out a Project<br />Eligible<br /> Accredited Nebraska public libraries<br />Identified institutional libraries<br />Nebraska Regional Library Systems<br />Other organizations partnered with an eligible entity<br />
  12. 12. Carry Out a Project<br /> 25% Match required, 10% cash<br />Grant to entity, not individual<br />Must make written report on project<br />
  13. 13. Examples of Projects:<br />Microsoft Office training for staff<br />NLA/NEMA Preconference with Karen Hyman<br />Branding Your Library workshops<br />Michael Sullivan: Connecting Boys with Books & Breaking All the Rules<br />
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  15. 15. Laura M. Johnson <br />Continuing Education Coordinator, Nebraska Library Commission<br />402.471.2694 or 800.307.2665<br /><br />