Tuesday, December 4, 2012

IASL Leadership Academy Announcement

What is coming up?
A School Library Leadership Academy, supported by AASL, IASL, and ABC-CLIO

Who is invited?
Iowa Teacher Librarians who aspire to be leaders and have up to 5 years of professional experience as Teacher Librarians

June 20-21, 2013

An opportunity for 15 teacher librarian aspiring leaders to gather in the Iowa City area for June 20-21, 2013, for inspiration, idea sharing, collegiality—and some fun. Tuition and lodging in Coralville will be provided by the sponsors.

Topics will include
·       self-awareness, developing personal leadership skill
·       the teacher librarian and the school culture
·       leading from the middle
·       advocacy and effective communication
·       mentoring
·       principle-centered leadership, technical leadership skills: group process, time management, prioritization

Applications are due March 1, 2013. Application form is linked below.

Google Docs Application

Application in MS Word

Jean Donham, Ph. D.
School Library Studies
University of Northern Iowa
College of Education