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  By Ashley Flynn The Pennsylvania Library Association’s Academy of Leadership Studies (PALS) is a training opportunity designed help Pennsylvanian librarians maximize their leadership potential. Many participants come away from the experience feeling energized and confident...

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by Angie Andre A Summary We are coming to the end of a year of the Pennsylvania Leadership Academy (PALS) projects.  June of 2016 will mark the transferring of duties from the 2015-2016 teams to the new groups of leaders that will work on projects in 2016-2017.   My group was...

  by Ashley Flynn, Library Director at Highland Community Library, Currently reading: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi   Good leadership is critical to the long term success of any organization, including libraries. PaLA and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries...

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...

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ILEAD USA: Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and Discover Applications are due January 29 for ILEAD USA 2016, a leadership and technology immersion program.  It’s not too late to form a team! Do you have any community problems? Yes! Would you like to solve them with technology? Maybe…but Do...

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You have free access to online courses on a wide range of topics through our state subscription to SkillPort. Here are just a few of the courses that you can take: Time Management: Ready, Set…FOCUS! (NEW) Communicating with Confidence Basic Presentation Skills: Delivering a Presentation Leadership...

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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?...

The BoardSource Leadership Forum 2015 will be held in New Orleans November 9-10. The Forum is a gathering of nonprofit board leaders to discuss the newest thinking and best practices in nonprofit governance. Click here to Learn more. ...

LEXINGTON, KY – The Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) announce the free and open availability of content developed through its ongoing Continuing Education Connector Project via the COSLA public website. The Connector Project leverages the expertise of continuing...

The Wallace Foundation is a “national philanthropy that seeks to improve learning and enrichment for disadvantaged children and foster the vitality of the arts for everyone. The foundation has an unusual approach: funding projects to test innovative ideas for solving important...