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Two Fellows’ Districts Named NCTQ ‘Great Districts for Great Teachers’

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has named six US school districts as “Great Districts for Great Teachers.” To be a Great District, NCTQ states that a district must demonstrate: “superior teacher policies across five main areas: compensation, professional … Continue reading

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Fellow Mary Keeling Plans School Library Renovation Project

2015-2016 Lilead Fellow Mary Keeling, Supervisor of Library Media Services in Newport News, VA, has recently shared news of a massive win for school libraries! After several months of logistical meetings with county officials, she has formally started a project … Continue reading

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The Lilead Project Publishes Second Article on 2012 Survey Findings in SLR

The Lilead Survey: A National Study of District-Level Library Supervisors: Roles, Responsibilities, Challenges, and Professional Development Needs. The school district library supervisor plays a pivotal role in supporting, advising, and providing professional development to building-level librarians; advocating for the program; … Continue reading

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Lilead Community Meeting Held at 2017 ALA Midwinter

The Lilead Project recently held its first Community Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, prior to the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The Lilead Project and attendees were joined by John┬áChrastka of EveryLibrary, who led a seminar and discussion on coalition-building, policy-making, and action … Continue reading

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Fellow Ann Morgester to Present at AkLA 2017: Ketchikan

2015-2016 Lilead Fellow Ann Morgester will present at the upcoming Alaska Library Association annual Conference in Ketchikan, AK, February 24-25. Morgester has held the position of library curriculum coordinator for the Anchorage School District since July 2007, and completed the … Continue reading

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The Lilead Project Welcomes New Fellows Program Mentors

The Lilead Project is pleased to welcome Ann Martin and Judi Moreillon as Mentors for the 2017-2018 Lilead Fellows Program. Ann and Judi will join incumbent Mentors Kafi Kusami, Pam Berger, and Barbara Stripling to support Lilead Fellows throughout all … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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