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Leading with Intent is a Boardsource report that provides information about nonprofit board trends.  Nonprofit Quarterly will discuss sections of the report in a series, starting with this one on the lack of diversity in boards. (A three-step change model is offered).  You can...

Michael Kumer

How can we become more fully connected to our communities? How do we know what our community wants and needs? Are we basing our decisions on those wants and needs? And how do we plan for those wants and needs? Trustees and Library Directors from the North Central Library District...

Trustee Training  will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Reading, PA Saturday, August 12, 2017 Registration and continental breakfast begins at 9:30 a.m. Lunch and all-day beverage service is also included. Please join attorney, David Spitko of the Law Offices of David...

Trustee Training

Trustees are invited to attend this 2 part workshop at the James V Brown Library, Lowry Room, in Williamsport: Community Engagement on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 10:30AM to 3:30PM Strategic Planning on Thursday July 13, 10:30AM to 3:30 PM. Register for one or both workshops! Learn: how...

Trustee Training in SW PA

What values does your library building convey? What is the board’s annual agenda of work? Will Alexa take over the reference desk? These were some of the questions posed to the 56 library trustees and directors who attended the SWPA Region Trustee Training on April 29th in Greentree....

In April, the Southeast Districts hosted two Multi-District Trustee Workshops. The first, Board’s Role: Governance and Effective Meetings, was presented by Michael Kumer, Principal of Boards MTO. Kumer spoke on the role of boards and individual board members and the responsibilities...

Six webinars were offered by WebJunction this year!  Did you miss any?  If so, you can access the recordings in the WebJunction Course Catalog.  All webinars and courses count toward CE!  (a certificate is provided by WebJunction upon completion) Here are the titles and links...

Are you looking for new ways to engage your community about library issues and change the conversation community-wide? Join John Chrastka, executive director of EveryLibrary, as he discusses tools and techniques to energize, focus, and improve your relationship building efforts. Learn...

SNOE Region Trustee Workshop:   Building Better Boards April 5, 2017 9:30am – 3:30pm Midwestern Intermediate Unit, 453 Maple Street, Grove City, PA  16127 Workshop Agenda 9:30am – Registration 10am – 3pm* – Presentation by Michael Kumer (See below for...

You are invited to attend the 2017 Southwest PA Region’s Trustee Training Institute!                                    Date/Time: Saturday, April 29 | 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration & continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Location: Crowne Plaza...