NEFLIN The Accidental Technology Trainer: Webinar


Stephanie Gerding will provide library staff and trainers with practical tips and best practices for planning and promoting computer classes at the library, engaging students and evaluating success.  She will address the most common concerns from new trainers, including fear of failure, lack of confidence, uncertainty about how to deal with difficult situations and worry about logistics, space concerns, and planning. By attending this comprehensive overview you’ll learn all the many ways that your library can meet the needs for technology and best use the resources you have on hand. Join us, boost your confidence, get organized, and become a more effective technology trainer!

Virtual Trainer: Stephanie Gerding

Stephanie Gerding is a librarian, author, and trainer with 20 years of professional experience supporting libraries and nonprofits by providing training and consultations for clients around the world and online. She is a certified trainer for the Public Library Association and focuses on grants, advocacy, training, evaluation, and digital literacy topics. Stephanie has success in all areas of grant work as a reviewer, writer, trainer, project manager, and consultant. She has been a lead grant reviewer of LSTA, state grants, and scholarships at the Arizona State Library and New Mexico State Library and has reviewed grants for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She has been awarded national grants and has been a program coordinator for many grant funded projects. Stephanie is an author of three books, including Winning Grants and The Accidental Technology Trainer.  She lives in Seattle, WA with her husband and charming six year old daughter.

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

NEFLIN Webinars are open to library staff in Florida only.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

Cancellation Deadline is 9 am on Tuesday, September 23.
Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at

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