NEW! Perfecting Your Presentations

The ability to communicate with audiences is critical for librarians. Whether your goal is to persuade stakeholders or share information with colleagues, giving a great presentation will be important during your entire career. This course will cover strategies and best practices on being a prepared and confident public speaker.  

At a Glance

When: Feb 6 – Mar 5, 2023 (4 weeks)

Where: Online & Asynchronous (see more info)

Cost: $150 – Flash sale! Use ischool20 at checkout for 20% off!

CE Credit: 1.4 CEUs/14 LEUs

Program: 306323

Questions? Email the CE Team

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Please use the online registration option if possible. If you need to make alternate arrangements, email Alternate registration options may result in delays.

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Course Details

Course goals:

  • To discover best practices in face-to-face and web presentations
  • To develop effective delivery and body language
  • To understand how to prepare for your audience
  • To learn how to create compelling slides and visuals
  • To build strategies in improving confidence in public speaking


JamieMatczak is the education consultant at Wisconsin Valley Library Service (Wausau, WI), where she focuses on professional development and communications.  In addition to 16 years of experience in public library consulting, she has taught Business Communication at Lakeland College, has a BA in Advertising from UW-Eau Claire, and an MS in Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning from UW-Green Bay. Jamie has given over 70 presentations on marketing, social media, customer service and communication at libraries, and state-wide and national conferences.