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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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2017-2018 Lilead Fellows Announced

The Lilead Project is pleased to announce the selection of 22 school district library leaders to participate in the 2017-2018 Lilead Fellows Program. The Fellows are: Fiona Casida, Copley-Fairlawn City Schools, Ohio Carter Cook, Fort Worth Independent School District, Texas … Continue reading

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15/16 Fellow Kate Moore Publishes Latest SLJ Take the Lead Installment

In the latest Take the Lead series installment in School Library Journal, 15/16 Lilead Fellow Kate Moore speaks about strategic positive exposure in San Ramon Valley Unified School District, where she serves as curriculum coordinator. She and the district librarians … Continue reading

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