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Education: SGA Workshops and Continuing Education Opportunities

 

The Society of Georgia Archivists is committed to providing educational opportunities to its members as well as archivists around the region. SGA typically sponsors an annual workshop in the spring or summer and another in the fall in conjunction with the SGA Annual Meeting. For more information about the work of the Education Committee, please contact chair Becky Sherman at education@soga.org.

2020 Pre-Conference WorkshopManage Your Team To Greater Efficiency and Engagement with the Tilmor Process

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 1:00-3:30 PM (EST)

Virtual workshop on Zoom

Registration: $10

Join this virtual hands-on workshop to learn how to use the Tilmor Process for managers to get the information you need from your team members to manage them to engagement and satisfaction. This workshop is for anyone who manages at least one other person or is moving into a management position and who wants to gain skills to make managing more fluid and to make your team an easy place to complete great work. This workshop is sponsored by Lucidea.

Instructor: Magda Pecsenye, creator of the Tilmor Process

Register here.

2020 Pre-Conference Workshop: Critical Race Theory and the Archive

Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:00-3:30 PM (EST)

Virtual workshop on Zoom

Registration: $10

Critical Race Theory (CRT) is an analytical framework that examines the relationships among race, racism, and power. Since its establishment, CRT has been applied in various academic and professional fields, including library and information science and archival studies. Participants in this virtual workshop will receive a primer in CRT and participate in a hands-on activity to explore its potential application within the archival profession.

After attending this virtual workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the tenets of Critical Race Theory (CRT)
  • Consider the application of CRT to archival practice
  • List practical steps for balancing the traditional power dynamics within the archive

Instructor: Shaundra Walker, Interim Director of the University Library at Georgia College.

Register here.

Questions: Please contact Becky Sherman, Chair, SGA Education Committee, at education@soga.org.


Visit our History section for a listing of past workshops.

View SGA's Scholarships page for funding opportunities for various continuing education activities, such as SGA workshops, the SGA Annual Meeting, the SAA Annual Meeting, and the Georgia Archives Institute.

Another great way to get involved with professional development is to participate in SGA's Mentoring Program.

ADDITIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES


Interested in pursuing a career in archives and records management?

Read So You Want to be an Archivist? An Overview of the Archives Profession.

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