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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Call for Proposals: 2nd Annual Share Academy. Due June 14

2nd Annual Share Academy

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Save the Date! ShareAcademy is back!
This year’s ShareAcademy is going to offer even more hands-on learning opportunities for participants, and better yet...this year it's FREE!
This year’s theme is “Present Your Best Self.”
Whether you are applying for a job, presenting at a conference or teaching library skills you need to present your best self. Come, learn and practice those necessary skills!
Workshop proposals are expected to be interactive, hands-on, and engaging for participants. Topics could include interviewing and presentation skills, presentation technology tools, body language, assessing your personality, or barriers to good presentations. 

Call for Proposals CLOSES: June 14
Registration OPENS: June 20
Questions? Call or email:

Erin Payton
Jennifer Ballance

Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204

Proposed event schedule:
8:45-9:15           Registration
9:15-10:15         Keynote Speaker 
10:30-11:45       Workshop 1 (3 concurrent sessions)
11:45-1:00         Lunch on own
1:00-2:15           Workshop 2 (3 concurrent sessions)
2:30-3:45           Workshop 3 (3 concurrent sessions)
4:00                  ShareAcademy is finished!

CPCC Library's ShareAcademy is a one-day “academy” to give library professionals an opportunity to participate in an active-learning, and hands-on conference experience. 

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