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Setting the Standard: The Accreditation Application FY14

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  • Continuing Ed
When Feb 11, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where Online
Contact Name
Contact Phone 1-800-248-4483; 515-281-7573
Attendees Library directors and staff
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The Accreditation and Standards program encourages the ongoing development of high quality public library services in Iowa. Every three years, each library reports its progress toward achieving accreditation. Because Accreditation Tier Levels are used to determine state funding levels for the library, it is critical for all public library directors to be familiar with the State Library's accreditation and standards program.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define the essential concepts of the accreditation and standards program
  • Identify key connections between "In Service to Iowa" and the annual survey
  • Explain how Direct State Aid tier levels are determined
  • Identify supporting documentation
  • Operate key functions in the new online application form, including

--General navigation
--Help boxes
--Edit checks
--Automatic calculations from annual survey data
--Submitting of application form

The last half hour of the class will be devoted to a question and answer session.


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Annette Wetteland last modified Jan 09, 2014 08:39 AM