Leading in an Emergency

Free! Pandemic Response Educational Programming Open to Libraries and Nonprofits


  • Registration is required.
  • Deadline to register is two days prior for webinars.
  • Participants may choose to attend some or all of the series of live webinars.

CEUs will be available for public and tribal librarians.

Mindful Leadership During Times of Crisis Webinar Series
presented by Krista Scammahorn

All live webinars will be held 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT) on the dates listed.

January 20, 2022
What is Mindful Leadership and Why is Mind Management Needed?

February 17, 2022
Focus and Attention Control

March 17, 2022
Leading Through Change and Uncertainty

April 21, 2022
Contingency Plans and Crisis Communication

May 19, 2022
Reducing Stress and Burnout with Mental Toughness, Grit and Resilience

June 16, 2022
Strategies and Tactics to Rewire Your Brain

Webinars will be recorded and registered participants will have on-demand access to the recording after initial airing. Participants may choose to attend some or all of the series. Registration deadline is two days prior to live webinar.

Emergency Preparedness Workshop options:

Emergency Preparedness In-Person Workshops
presented by Rebecca Elder

  • Maximum of 25 people per workshop.
  • Registration deadline is May 13 for all the following workshops.
  • All registered participants will receive a small emergency cache for their institution.
  • Each in-person workshops will cover the same material.
  • Lunch is on your own.

All in-person workshops will be held 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (CT) on the dates and locations listed.

May 23, 2022
Museum of the Red River, Idabel

May 24, 2022
Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton

May 25, 2022
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Enid

May 26, 2022
Bartlesville Public Library, Bartlesville

Click on "Register Here" above.

Emergency Preparedness Live, Three-Part Webinar Series

  • Register by June 12.
  • Webinars will NOT be recorded or available after airing.
  • This three-part webinar series will be the same information that is presented at the in-person workshops.

All live webinars will be held 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (CT) on the dates listed.

June 14, 2022

June 21, 2022

June 28, 2022

Click on "Register Here" above and scroll to the last option. Check the box to attend the three-part webinar

The Leading in an Emergency education series has been made possible with American Rescue Plan Act Funds through the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Special thanks to our partners: the Oklahoma Museums Association and Meridian Technology Center.