Register now <https://newenglandarchivists.org/Spring-2017> for New England
Archivists pre-conference workshops, being held in Hyannis, MA, on
Thursday, March 23, 2017.
Workshops are a great way to learn new skills and network with colleagues.
This spring, we have two workshops to choose from:
*Fundamentals of Project Management for Archivists* (SAA Arrangement &
Description Certificate Program)
You’re involved in a variety of projects every day, from small tasks such
as developing a new procedures manual to large endeavors such as digitizing
a collection. But because project management methodologies are not
necessarily incorporated into formal education or archival training
programs, you’ll want to take advantage of this course to acquire the
essential knowledge and tools necessary for managing successful projects.
*SAA will provide a $25 discount off the non-member rate for NEA members.
Log on to the NEA website to view the promotional code on the member
*Funding for Archives Work *
This grants workshop will provide a detailed look at the competitive
archival grant programs at the National Archives and Records Administration
(NARA), which are made through the National Historical Publications and
Records Commission (NHPRC), with a particular focus on the Access to
Historical Records grant program. Executive Director Williams will walk you
through the grant application process—the components of a good project
summary, narrative, budget, and supplemental materials— as well as discuss
the review process, the response phase, and Commission recommendations. You
will have the opportunity to read and comment on two sample applications as
part of the peer review process and come away with tips on what makes a
All workshops will be held at The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
on March 23, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Call to reserve a room <https://newenglandarchivists.org/2017-hotel-travel>
at the NEA special rate ($115/night): (866) 828-9111 or (508) 775-7775.
For more information on these workshops, visit the NEA Spring 2017 Meeting
Questions? Contact NEA Education Committee Chair Stephanie Call (
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For more information about the New England Archivists Spring 2017 Meeting,
March 23 – March 25, visit the NEA website
See you in Hyannis!
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