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Lauren Pfender

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Learn about ILEAD USA and how to apply by registering and attending a webinar on Thursday, November 17 at 2:00pm!  Register here!  In the meantime, look over the application.  Applications will be due on December 13, 2016. ILEAD USA: Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and...

Technigals

  submitted by Mary Glendening, director at the Middletown Free Library Thirty one middle school girls joined us at the Middletown Free Library the week of August 15th for the 2016 TechniGals STEAM Camp. TechniGals began in August 2015 as an ILEAD USA project in partnership...

Memory Masters Team

The second session of ILEAD USA 2016 is coming up July 11-14.  This is the technology session for the teams when they challenge themselves with technology classes and present the first view of their proposed solutions to community problems during a poster session. This is a...

Chris Miller

Did you miss ILEAD USA’s  live stream of Christopher W. Miller? Miller presented Approaching Design Thinking: Thinking Outside the Box, Inside a Box.  You can watch a recording of Miller’s Presentation. Christopher W. Miller is Founder of Innovation Focus, a customer...

Carrie Gardner

Did you miss ILEAD USA’s  live stream of Carrie Gardner? Miller gave a presentation on Copyright.  Watch the recording here. For over twenty years Dr. Gardner has been the Principal Consultant at Clairmaxine, a consulting firm that focuses on educating librarians, educators,...

Michael Hayward

Michael Hayward gave a presentation on Schlow Library’s  Card Management App at the March session of  ILEAD USA.  Access a recording to learn how your library can also develop one! Michael started working at Schlow Library as a volunteer, where he was eventually hired...

by Angie Andre ILEAD USA is a program that brings together public, private, academic, and school librarians from all over Pennsylvania to learn about leadership and technology. Participants form team groups and each group identifies a community need. The job of the team group...

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries needs more individuals to complete teams for ILEAD USA. These teams need members: Community Engagement Workforce Development Services to Immigrants and Non-English Speakers To facilitate this,  we have shortened the process.  You only need...

ILEAD USA

ILEAD USA: Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and Discover 2016 ILEAD USA, a leadership and technology immersion program,  is gearing up!   Do you have any community problems? Yes! Would you like to solve them with technology? Maybe…but Do you need to know anything techie?...