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Performance Evaluations That Work 

This is a pre-recorded webcast. With our online anytime format, you will immediately receive the link to the webcast, password and the link to the webcast handout upon successful registration. You do not need any special software to view and listen, just a computer!  Since passwords are changed frequently, we suggest viewing the webcast as soon as possible after registering. 


  • Different Goals For Organizations And Individuals
  • What Is The Employee Doing Right?
  • What Could Be Better?
  • What Resources Are Needed To Improve Performance?
  • Performance Evaluations: No Surprises


  • Make performance evaluations part of a regular dialog in the workplace.
  • Lower the stress of the annual evaluation meetings.
  • Encourage learning and growth through the year.


Pat Wagner has been a library consultant and trainer since 1978, having worked with clients in 48 states and Canada. She is a featured speaker at state and national library conferences.  Pat presents on day-to-day practical library issues and uses ideas from many disciplines.  She is an educator with Siera: Learn. Teach. Inspire.™


Each registration entitles the registrant only to access the webcast. Registrations may not be shared in any way or viewed in a group setting. You may not broadcast or redistribute in any way without prior approval from Mid-America Library Alliance. That includes, but is not limited to, displaying webcast via projector, large screen tv, or overhead projector.

  • MALA Member: $20.00
  • Non-member: $40.00

MALA Webcast Billing Policy:  We prefer all webcasts to be prepaid.  If you prefer to be billed, there is a $5 charge for this service..