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Continuing Education
Continuing Education Corner
All webinars will be recorded. A link to the recording will be sent to all registrants (i.e. you may want to register even if you know you cannot attend the live event). All webinars will carry Continuing Education credit, some also have CE credit available for viewing the recording. See individual descriptions for details.

October 13 - Fabulous Friday! Leadership Launchpad trainings in Texarkana, Houston, and San Antonio
TLA's newest leadership program is designed for librarians with less than five years of experience. Participants will discover their own leadership styles, learn critical persuasive and communication skills, and design a career plan based on their new perspective. Each session will be taught by TALL Texan Leadership Development Institute alumni using curriculum designed by TALL Texans trainer Maureen Sullivan. The $125 registration fee covers all instruction and classroom materials.

October 2017
Volume. 36 No. 6
3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 401 | Austin, Texas 78746-6763
Phone: 512.328.1518 or 800.580.2852 | Email: tla@txla.org

Leadership Launchpad Texarkana (District 5)
8:30am – 4:30pm
Palmer Library, Texarkana College
1024 Tucker Street, Texarkana
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Leadership Launchpad Houston (District 8)
8:30am – 4:30pm
Harris County Library Administration Building
5749 South Loop East, Houston
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October 14 - Super Saturday! District meetings in Texarkana, Houston, and San Antonio

District 8 Fall Meeting
MD Anderson Library, University of Houston
4333 University Drive, Houston

District 10 Fall Meeting
Harlan High School
14350 Old FM 471 West, San Antonio
October 17 | 9am – 4:30pm | Free Financial Literacy Resources
McAllen Public Library, 4001 N 23rd Street, McAllen
Do you receive requests from patrons for help on financial matters? At this meeting, learn about several local and national organizations, with a Texas presence, providing free financial literacy tools and resources. Topics covered include: Personalized Financial Education (Pro-Bono Financial Planning); Resources for the Hispanic Community; Financial Fraud Prevention; The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) Libraries Project; Credit: What Consumers Need to Know; Investing 101; and Retirement Strategies. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is sponsoring a continental breakfast and lunch, and the meeting is presented as part of the TLA partnership with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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October 18 | 8:30am-4pm | Moolah Palooza: Financial Literacy Educator Fest 2017
Education Service Center One, 1900 West Schunior Road, Edinburg
Looking for financial literacy resources to incorporate into day to day lessons? This one day symposium provides educators, administrators and counselors with a one-stop shop for their financial literacy curriculum needs. Presenters include: The Texas Council on Economics Education, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, FDIC, and many more local, state and government agencies that will be on hand to showcase financial literacy resources through interactive breakout sessions and networking opportunities. Sessions addressing personal financial literacy for educators will also be available. This event is part of the TLA partnership with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ($25, refer to workshop #64684)
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October 20 | 8:30am-4:30pm | Leadership Launchpad El Paso (District 6)
Dorris Van Doren Regional Branch, El Paso Public Library, 551 Redd Road, El Paso
TLA's newest leadership program is designed for librarians with less than five years of experience. Participants will discover their own leadership styles, learn critical persuasive and communication skills, and design a career plan based on their new perspective. Each session will be taught by TALL Texan Leadership Development Institute alumni using curriculum designed by TALL Texans trainer Maureen Sullivan. ($125 registration fee covers all instruction and classroom materials.)
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October 20-21 | District 6 Fall Meeting
Reception (Oct 20): 501 Bar & Bistro Place, El Paso
Conference (Oct 21): Northwest Campus, El Paso Community College

November 2 | 9am-5pm | Leadership Launchpad Pharr (District 4)
Pharr Memorial Library, 121 East Cherokee Avenue, Pharr
TLA's newest leadership program is designed for librarians with less than five years of experience. Participants will discover their own leadership styles, learn critical persuasive and communication skills, and design a career plan based on their new perspective. Each session will be taught by TALL Texan Leadership Development Institute alumni using curriculum designed by TALL Texans trainer Maureen Sullivan. ($125 registration fee covers all instruction and classroom materials.)
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November 2-3 | District 4 Fall Meeting
Reception: Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library, 1906 Closer Blvd., Edinburg
Conference: Edinburg Campus, UT Rio Grande Valley, 1201 W University Drive, Edinburg

November 8 | 2-3pm | How to Apply to the TALL Texans Leadership Institute
The nationally-known TALL Texans program is a transformational seminar which enhances and empowers up-and-coming library leaders from all types of institutions. This webinar goes step by step through the application form to give everyone the best chance for success. (Free webinar)
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November 10 | 8:30am-4:30pm | Leadership Launchpad Amarillo (District 2)
Amarillo Public Library, 413 SE 4th Avenue, Amarillo
TLA's newest leadership program is designed for librarians with less than five years of experience. Participants will discover their own leadership styles, learn critical persuasive and communication skills, and design a career plan based on their new perspective. Each session will be taught by TALL Texan Leadership Development Institute alumni using curriculum designed by TALL Texans trainer Maureen Sullivan. ($125 registration fee covers all instruction and classroom materials.)
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December 7 | 1-2pm | Financial Literacy Training: Getting an Auto Loan
Whether you're a first time borrower or a pro, getting an auto loan can be complicated. Learn how to prepare so you can save money, reduce stress, and get the auto loan that's right for you. This free webinar is part of the TLA partnership with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (Free webinar)
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December 12 | 10-11am | The Real Deal: Getting Past Misconceptions, Rumors, and Fake News About Tocker Foundation Grants
Every year, the Tocker Foundation awards thousands of dollars to small community libraries. Darryl Tocker and Karin Gerstenhaber will share how to apply for their many grant programs. (Free webinar)
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December 14 | 2-3pm | How to Apply for Texas Book Festival Collection Enhancement Grants
Lea Bogner and Sarah Northam from the Texas Book Festival will share how to apply for the TBF Collection Enhancement Grant - categories, application, deadlines, and tips for success! (Free webinar)
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