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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 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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Cohort 2 Mentor Judi Moreillon Talks Lilead Influence in Texas

Judi Moreillon, a current Lilead Mentor, has published a post on how Lilead Fellows from Cohorts 1 and 2 are using their experiences in the Lilead Fellows Program to enact positive change in their school districts in Texas. You can … Continue reading

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15/16 Fellow Mary Keeling Writes on AASL’s New Standards

Mary Keeling, a 2015/2016 Lilead Fellow, wrote about AASL’s new standards to be announced at the their national conference which takes place November 9-11, 2017.  The article was published in the ALA magazine American Libraries.  In it, Mary discusses the … Continue reading

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Four 15/16 Lilead Fellows Elected to AASL Board of Directors

AASL elections have closed, and four 2015/2016 Lilead Fellows have secured spectacular leadership positions on the Board of Directors! Kathryn Lewis, Director of Media Services and Instructional Technology for Norman Public Schools, OK, is the new President-Elect. She will follow after … Continue reading

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15/16 Fellow’s District Named Outstanding School Library District in Pennsylvania

2015-2016 Lilead Fellow Cathi Fuhrman recently celebrated with her Hempfield School District Librarians as they accepted an award for Outstanding School Library District at the Pennsylvania School Library Conference. The Outstanding School Library District Award is awarded each year to … Continue reading

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