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trustee training Scranton

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, trustees from the Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville Library Districts gathered to learn about Creating Strong and Engaged Boards. This multi-district CE opportunity was made possible in part by LSTA funds. Tish Mogan, Standards for Excellence Director...

PALS

  Due to overwhelming response, the June 2-5 Leadership Academy now has a waiting list. However, there is still time to apply for the Directors’ Institute — financial support may be available for attendees with smaller library budgets.  Applications are being accepted...

Joan Garry shares The Eight Habits of Highly Effective Nonprofit Leaders. ...

Kate Gallagher

The North Central Library District’s Multi District Trustee Training was held on July 17, 2018 at the James V Brown Library in Williamsport. The title of the workshop was Sustainability Best Practices and Planning and the presenter was Kate Gallagher, founder and CEO of coLab. coLAB,...

The Pennsylvania Library Association Academy for Leadership Studies (PALS) is extending the deadline to apply for those seeking financial sponsorship.  Applications will now be accepted until March 12th, but they encourage you to get them in as soon as possible because spaces are...

CHICAGO – Applications for the 2018 “Leading to the Future” ALA Leadership Institute (August 6-9, Eaglewood Resort, Itasca, Illinois) will be accepted through March 9, 2018. The institute is designed to help future library leaders develop and practice their leadership skills...

The Stand for Your Mission Awards will recognize nonprofit boards that have “established advocacy as an expectation for engaged and effective board leadership and, by doing so, are helping their organizations realize their missions and set priorities in partnership with policymakers...

Applications are available for the the Education Policy Fellowship Program, sponsored by the Department of Education and Leadership Center. Learn more about this professional development opportunity that includes a regional leadership forum and a national policy seminar. ...

Darlene Marshall

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....

PALS

Nominate a Future Library Leader! Leadership Academy 2017 Presented by: PALS  (PaLA Academy of Leadership Studies)   Therese Barry, President of APPLS and PALS 2013 graduate-“I honestly loved the experience. It was learning about yourself and working with others. It’s...