Name: Diane Marie Word
Title: Business Owner
Library/Organization: Knowledge Connections, LLC
Address: 506 Jackson Boulevard, Freedom, PA 15042
Areas of Expertise: Business, Personal Growth, Career Development, and Educational Topics
Target Audience: Public Libraries, Community Members, Adult Services, Support Staff, Library Instructors
Diane has over 35 years of business and teaching experience. She has started her own training and business consulting company called Knowledge Connections, LLC. Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Business (BS) and Master’s degree in Training and Organizational Development (MS). She is also pursuing her Ph.D. in Education. Diane earned her IEPP (International Event Planning Professional) designation in the event planning field. She is a keynote speaker and holds many seminars at conferences throughout the United States. Diane has over 10 years of teaching experience at corporations, universities, colleges, and technical schools. She also works at local community colleges in the non-credit and workforce development divisions.
Fees: Can be waived in some cases; most workshops under $250
I have presented at various ATD conferences around the country, keynote speaker at WALA in Seattle, local community colleges, PAPSA, International Alliance for Learning international conferences, etc. Would love to present at your PaLA Annual Conferences too.