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Thursday, October 11 • 8:00am - 8:50am
Find the Gap: Needs Assessment Essentials for Training Programs

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How often have you attended training and found only a small portion of the material helpful to your work? How often have you offered a training uncertain whether it would meet your audience's needs? Staff learning and development plays a crucial role in the supporting staff in the changing Library field, but too often, we create learning opportunities based on our assumptions rather than underlying need. By conducting a needs assessment, trainers and programmers can better design learning objectives to meet their audience's gaps in knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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Wyatt Fertig

Library Services Training Coordinator, Hennepin County Library
Wyatt Fertig is the Library Services Training Coordinator at the Hennepin County Library District. Previously, he has worn many hats as a project manager, trainer, manager, and cinematographer. Wyatt has a passion for creating inclusive and equitable experiences in libraries through... Read More →



Thursday October 11, 2018 8:00am - 8:50am CDT
Bell/Alexander