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Lilead Mentor Featured on Panel at SXSW

Check out Lilead Mentor Kafi Kumasi who is featured on the front page of SXSWEDU for her panel “Why is the Largest Classroom in the School Empty?” which featured an ESSA-focused discussion about how districts and states should re-engage school … Continue reading

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Lilead Fellow Amy Soma’s Podcast Interview

Congratulations to Amy Soma who recorded a virtual podcast interview regarding leading Fargo Public Schools (FPS) school librarians in exemplary technology teaching and learning practices. In the interview, Amy’s FPS school librarian colleague Louis Lauer, Jefferson Elementary School, also shares … Continue reading

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Lilead Fellow Releases Book

Lilead Fellow Ann Ewbank just released her book Political Advocacy for School Librarians: Leveraging Your Influence. “This compact book serves as a guide to advocating for effective programs, filling a gap in the practitioner literature regarding the policies that affect … Continue reading

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Lilead Mentor as Guest Editor for Knowledge Quest

Lilead Mentor Judi Moreillon was recently featured as a guest editor for Knowledge Quest. You can check out her column in the January/February issue here.

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Lilead Fellow Ann Morgester Awarded 2018 Linda K. Barrett Service Award from AKASL

Congratulations to 2015-2016 Lilead Fellow Ann Morgester on her recent award from the Alaska Association of School Librarians. Ann is a library supervisor for Anchorage School District and was awarded the 2018 Linda K. Barrett Service Award. The award is given … Continue reading

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The Lilead Project To Launch Online Professional Development Courses for School Library Leaders

  The Lilead Project will launch four Lilead Leaders courses for school library professionals at any level who are looking to hone their leadership skills and work toward lasting transformational change for their students, schools, and districts during the 2018-2019 … Continue reading

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The Lilead Project Community Recent Elections

Congratulations to three members of the Lilead Project community on their recent elections. Lilead Fellow Mary Keeling was elected AASL Board of Directors President- Elect, Lilead Fellow Susan Gauthier was elected AASL Supervisors Section Chair-Elect, and Lilead Mentor Ann Ewbank was elected as … Continue reading

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National School Library Program of the Year

Congratulations to Lee High School in Fairfax County for been named National School Library Program of the Year! Lilead Fellow Priscille spent 14 terrific years as head librarian at Lee High School before moving to the central office. You can find out more … Continue reading

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Commemorating Diane Barlow, member of the Lilead Project Team

Lilead Project is sad to announce the loss of a member of its Project Team, Dr. Diane Barlow, who passed away from pancreatic cancer on February 6, 2018.  Diane was an enthusiastic and invaluable member of the Project Team.  We … Continue reading

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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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