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Lilead Fellows Mary Keeling and Kathryn Lewis Nominated for AASL Presidency

Mary Keeling, Supervisor of Library Media Services in Newport News, VA, and Kathryn Lewis, Director of Media Services and Instructional Technology for Norman Public Schools, have been nominated for the 2018-2019 AASL presidency. They are joined by a third nominee, … Continue reading

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Fellow Kathy Moore Reinstated as San Ramon Poet Laureate, Participates in Harvard GSE Leadership Program

Lilead Fellow Dr. Kathy Moore of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District has been recently reinstated as the City of San Ramon’s Poet Laureate for a third term, extended through 2018. Kathy has served as the City of San Ramon’s Poet Laureate … Continue reading

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A Library Card for Every Student in Saint Paul Public Schools

Lilead Fellow Leslie Yoder and Saint Paul Public Schools, together with the Saint Paul Public Library, launch Library Go, a program to provide free public library e-cards for all students. Library Go is Saint Paul’s unique initiative to achieve the … Continue reading

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Lilead’s Dr. Ann Weeks Talks Library Power and Lilead Fellows in Teacher Librarian feature

Lilead’s Dr. Ann Weeks has published a feature article in the October issue of Teacher Librarian about the Lilead Fellows Program. Almost twenty-five years after the creation of the National Library Power Project, the Lilead Fellows Program, an initiative funded … Continue reading

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“Building a 21st Century Library” Webinar a Great Success! (Watch it here!)

On Wednesday, November 2, the Lilead Project, working together with OverDrive & School Library Journal, conducted a webinar on why students benefit from a modern library, and what school librarians can do to become instructional and technological leaders. Panelists included Lilead … Continue reading

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“The Superhero Librarian Within” – Fellow Dedra Van Gelder Publishes Latest Article in SLJ’s “Take the Lead” Series

“The day you became a school librarian, the universe puts a spectacular opportunity into your hands…” In her recent article, Lilead Fellow Dedra Van Gelder encourages school librarians to awaken their inner “Superhero” and become the leader that their students are counting on. “You … Continue reading

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Lilead Project Publishes Literature Review and Call to Action

The Lilead Project has published The Impact of the School District Library Supervisor: A Review of the Literature and an Agenda for Research and Action in the October issue of Library Quarterly. This article looks at the literature available concerning the … Continue reading

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