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Graduate Student Jennifer Burris joins the Lilead Project

We would like to welcome our new administrative assistant, Jennifer Burris. Jennifer is a first year Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland studying Teaching, Learning, Policy, and Leadership with a specialization in Minority in Urban Education. She just moved … Continue reading

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Lilead Fellow Jennifer Sturge Talks Media Literacy in New Blog

Lilead Fellow Jennifer Sturge has posted the first entry in her new blog, titled “Kindergarten and Media Literacy: Using PBS’ ‘Arthur’ to Start the Conversation.”  The blog is featured in Programming Librarian.  In her first post, Jennifer discusses the importance … Continue reading

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2015/2016 Fellow Susan Grigsby Talks New Job in Singapore in SLJ Article

15/16 Lilead Fellow Susan Grigsby published an article in School Library Journal titled “New Job, New Country, New Literature: A librarian starts a new chapter in Singapore.” In it, Susan discusses the challenges of abruptly moving across the globe to … Continue reading

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Lilead Mentor Ann Ewbank named 2018 ALA Policy Corps Member

We’re excited to announce that 2015/2016 Lilead Mentor Ann Ewbank has been named a 2018 ALA Policy Corps Member.  From the ALA website, “The ALA Policy Corps aims to expand our ability to advocate on key policy issues on behalf … Continue reading

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Lilead Fellow Jennifer Sturge shares the impact of asking “What’s Your Why?”

Jennifer Sturge, a 2017-2018 Lilead Fellow, published an article in School Library Journal this past December titled, “What’s Your Why?  Defining Your Mission | Take the Lead.”  In it, she discusses the process of discovering her professional “Why.”  She shares … Continue reading

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Resources from Fellows AASL National Conference Presentations

Last November, 12 Lilead Fellows and Mentors presented at the AASL National Conference that took place in Phoenix, Arizona.  You can see who spoke here. Among those who spoke are 2015-2016 Lilead Fellows Ann Morgester, Sarah Searles and Stephanie Ham.  Below … Continue reading

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Lilead Fellows gather in Phoenix prior to the AASL National Conference

This past November, Lilead Fellows and Mentors from cohorts 1 and 2 gathered in Phoenix, Arizona prior to AASL’s National Conference and Exhibition, which was held from November 9th to November 11th, 2017. This year’s conference was the venue for … Continue reading

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