The Lilead Project Releases 2017-18 Fellows Program Application Form

Applications for the second cohort of the Lilead Fellows Program are now available on the Lilead Project website. Applications are due on March 17, 2017.

The Lilead Project received IMLS grant funding in 2016 to support a second cohort of Lilead Fellows. The Lilead Fellows Program is an intensive professional development program for school district library supervisors. Like their predecessors, this second cohort will tackle challenging and pressing issues in their districts and work toward transformational change to support student success. UMD’s iSchool will partner with the Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) to carry out the expanded program.

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The Lilead Project will host three information sessions to provide an overview of the program and answer questions about the application process. Two information sessions will be online webinars and one session will be in-person at the ALA Midwinter Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Online Information Sessions:

January 25, 2017, 4 – 5pm ET

February 7, 2017, 7 – 8pm ET

In-Person Information Session: ALA Midwinter Conference, Atlanta, GA

Friday, January 20, 2017, 4:15 – 5pm ET

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street Northeast, Embassy C
To receive updates and reminders for the information sessions, individuals may RSVP by completing the following form:

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