Register now 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 portal.
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 successful
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 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 website.
For more information about the New England Archivists Spring 2017 Meeting, March 23 – March 25, visit the NEA website.
See you in Hyannis!