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Stephanie Gerding, MLIS,, is a library consultant, trainer, and author on library grants, training, planning, advocacy, and professional development topics. Recent projects include sole creation and facilitation for the Public Library Association's strategic planning initiative, Dynamic Planning Institute, instructor for Infopeople's Building a Culture of Learning initiative, trainer for PLA's Project Outcome, project management of the IMLS/Gates grant funded Continuing Education Connector project led by the Chief Officers of State Libraries (COSLA), evaluation of the Infopeople Leadership program, and training needs assessments for state and national organizations. Stephanie leads online courses and webinars through Infopeople, PLA, and other library organizations, including topics based on her books, The Accidental Library Technology Trainer, and Winning Grants, Second Edition: A How-To-Do-It Manual For Librarians. She lives in beautiful Seattle, WA with her husband and their energetic ten-year-old daughter.