The Training Insider: February Edition

 
 
 
 

Hello! 

CypherWorx has had a very busy start to 2016! Many new courses went live, our programmers have been working tirelessly on new updates, and we are preparing for many of the upcoming conferences. 

Make sure to check our "CypherWorx Updates" Section of the newsletter to see what upcoming conferences we are attending and our exhibit booth number at each one. 

We want this newsletter to be of value to you, so please share your feedback at anytime to help us improve. We also encourage you to share this newsletter on social media and with coworkers and friends!

- The CypherWorx Team

 

Market News

CypherWorx Updates

 
 

American Small Business Championship:

CypherWorx has entered the 2016 American Small Business Championship! One Grand Champion will win $25,000 - money we could put to great use as we continue to expand. Please vote for us by clicking here:  http://championship. score.org/entry/9974018#box- info. You can vote up to 10 times per day on each device!

Programming Updates: 

A new interactive, registration page has gone live! Attend our Administrators Users Group Meeting to hear more about this and other updates. In addition, all learners now will see a new user interface where your "My Courses" and "Course Catalog" pages have been separated to make navigation easier. 

CollaborNation and NP Training Works:

 

We are excited to announce that we are now phasing out NP Training Works with our product, CollaborNation! All clients after this month will  be hosted on our enhanced  CollaborNation platform. This platform will better serve our clients going forward with their elearning and training needs in the future. Please don't hesitate to contact our customer se rvice hotline if you have any questions: 888-685-4440

Out of School Time Courses:

On  March 1 , new versions of all 36 courses within the Out of School Time Certificate Series will be released. Based on both customer requests and state requirements, these new versions wi ll have restricted navigation, meaning that learners will now be required to listen to all audio, click all buttons, and complete all activities before they can advance. To see how this will affect people who are currently taking the courses or already took them, click here:  OST_Updates2.15.16.pdf

National Afterschool Association Conference: 

March 20th-29th we will be down in Orlando, Florida at the National Afterschool  Association   Conference! Come stop by our B ooth #306 to learn more about how your  organization  can join an elearning community that supports professional development and training needs. 

Association of YMCA Professionals (AYP) Conference:

   

March 2nd-4th , Jim Murphy (Chief Programming Officer) and Brendan Tydings (eLearning Consultant) will be attending the AYP Conference to help YMCA Professionals transform their staff's training. Be sure to visit Booth #40 to learn more! 

 

 

Instructional Design Updates

New Courses Live:

- Driving Safety Off-Road Vehicles 

- Electrical Safety

- AZA: Introduction to Enrichment

- Accessibility 

- Safe Patient Handling

YMCA Courses Live: 

- YMCA of the North Shore Child Abuse and Maltreatment Prevention 

- Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA New Employee Orientation 

- Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Child Abuse Prevention 

- 2016 YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg Recertification

San Diego Zoo Global Academy Courses Live: 

- The Science Supporting Breeding and Transfer Plans

- Ending Extinction: The Basics 

 
 

 

New Webinar Series

Jim Murphy, our Chief Programming Officer, will now be holding his very own webinar series: The Afterschool Improvement Series!

Jim will share his knowledge, thoughts, and ideas to you on a wide range of afterschool care topics. This webinar will be held monthly. 

Jim was recently selected as one of NAA's Top 25 Most Influential People in the Afterschool Field. He is formerly the National Director of After School Accreditation throughout the US and worldwide on US Military installations.

To find out more and to register for the webinars, click here:   https://attendee.gotowebinar. com/rt/3550987523490517761

 
 

 

New Indiana Training Requirement

Attention to all Learners in Indiana: 

Important new child care laws went into effect recently. The law now requires all staff to have a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education approved by the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning (OECOSL).

OECOSL-approved trainings include our 36-Course Certificate Series available on the Indiana Academy (IAN) for Out-of-School Learning! 

To learn more about the new law, visit:  http://www.in.gov/fssa/ carefinder/4935.htm

To learn more about the IAN Academy, register for our informational webinar here:  https://attendee. gotowebinar.com/rt/ 6564382754007304449

 

Upcoming Webinars

Afterschool Improvement Series

Indiana Academy for Out-of-School Learning Information Session 

The Out of School Time Professional Development Center

Administrative Users Group Meeting

 

Welcoming New Partners...

       

            

 

If you haven't done so already, remember to register into our Snapshot Demo site to learn more:  collabornation.net/ login/snapshot

This demo site is a fully functional site that allows you to explore all of the different features and functionality that our LMS has to offer. Download this PDF for instructions on how to register into the site:  Snapshot_Tutorial2.15. 16.pdf

The site also contains sample courses to preview and see how our instructional designers have made learning and training interactive and fun. 

 
 
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