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The Legal Services Corporation’s 2020 Innovations in Technology Conference is being held January 15-17 at the Portland Hilton Downtown, 921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR, 97204 . All attendees must register using the conference registration website.
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Betha Gutsche

OCLC
WebJunction Programs Manager
Seattle, Washington
Since joining the WebJunction team at OCLC in 2005, Betha has furthered continuing education for library staff through defining competencies (Editor-in-Chief of Competency Index for the Library Field), developing curriculum, delivering training both in-person and online, and exploring new strategies in learning. As a Grant Programs Manager, Betha has stewarded many projects, including developing curriculum for nationwide Project Compass workforce recovery training, providing orientation to augment the impact of library storytimes on early literacy development in children, and designing and delivering online workshops to Global Libraries grantee countries on how to design and deliver online training. She is now leading the Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project, working with 15 small libraries to transform space for community-activated learning. Betha received her MLIS from the University of Washington Information School in 2004 and interned with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's US Libraries Program before joining OCLC.