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Lilead Fellows gather in Phoenix prior to the AASL National Conference

This past November, Lilead Fellows and Mentors from cohorts 1 and 2 gathered in Phoenix, Arizona prior to AASL’s National Conference and Exhibition, which was held from November 9th to November 11th, 2017. This year’s conference was the venue for … Continue reading

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Lilead Fellows and Mentors to Speak at AASL National Conference

We are beyond excited to announce that 12 Lilead Fellows and Mentors will be speaking at sessions at this years AASL National Conference taking place in Phoenix, Arizona from November 9-11 2017. ┬áThis years conference will feature both current and … Continue reading

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Lilead Leaders Webinar Recording Available

Did you miss our informational webinar on the Lilead Leaders Program? Not to worry. You can stream the webinar recording at any time to learn more about this upcoming professional development opportunity. (You may need to install a WebEx plugin … Continue reading

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Info Webinar on New Lilead Leaders Courses (Aug 30 @4p EDT)

The Lilead Project will host an informational webinar about the upcoming Lilead Leaders courses. A great opportunity for online professional development, the Lilead Leaders courses will be available to library professionals at any level who are looking to hone their … 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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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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