NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Professional Skills

Economic Outlook: A Rocky Road Ahead?

The U.S. economy has faced many challenges over the past two years, and there could be more trouble coming. Hear an expert economist discuss current trends in the U.S. economy and potential challenges to state finances, including inflation, war, the pandemic and the job market.

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Lessons in Trust: The Christmas Truce of 1914

On Christmas Eve in 1914, thousands of Allied soldiers put down their rifles and spent the evening intermingling with German fighters along the Western Front. In today's polarized political environment, what lessons can we take from the Christmas truce? How can we build the kind of trust in our legislative chambers that led soldiers to lay down their weapons and come together—even for one night?

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Training on Use of Social Media

During this program, panelists will share their perspectives and discuss use of social media platforms and other social media-adjacent efforts to further legislation program evaluation functions.

Moderator: Will Soller, deputy legislative auditor, Montana Legislative Audit Division.

Panelists: Mick Bullock, director of public affairs, NCSL, Geneva Johnson, committee administrative assistant, and Suzanna Pratt, research analyst, Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee, Eric Seidle, content editor, and John Harrington, management and program analyst supervisor, Montana Legislative Audit Division and Brad Hoff, recruiting and training manager, and Andy Brienzo, principal auditor, Kansas Legislative Post Audit Division.

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Produced by: NLPES

Creating Visually Appealing Reports

This webinar is offered as part of the National Legislative Program Evaluation Society's continuing efforts to provide online training to NLPES members and others. It will be recorded for those who are unable to attend the live meeting.

This webinar is about creating visually appealing and easy-to-read reports. A report 's design should have appeal at first glance and help readers notice what information is available. Why is this important? You may have less than one second to attract and hold users' attention. During this webinar, learn how audit offices have revamped their report designs to make them more visually appealing, useful and easy to read.

Moderator: Lonnie Edgar, deputy director, Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review. Speakers: Kade Minchey, auditor general, Utah Office of the Legislative Auditor General title and organization, Emily Martin,committee communications administrative assistant, and Rebecca Connolly, research analyst III, Washington Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee, Rakesh Mohan, director, or Amanda Bartlett, principal evaluator, Idaho Office of Performance Evaluations and Catherine Vale, performance auditor, Arizona Office of the Auditor General.

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Produced by: NLPES

NLPES Management 101 Series: Implementation/Q&A Session (Part 4)

Jonathan Raymond will continue his discussion about effective leadership tactics and respond to questions posed by participants. Moderator: Shunti Taylor, Audit Manager, Performance Audit Division, Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts. Speaker: Jonathan Raymond, Founder & CEO, Refound.
 

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Produced by: NLPES
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