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Leadership Academy
Tuesday, August 20, 2024
Category: Events


Are you looking for the skills that will take you to that next level of leadership?

Library leaders are constantly managing teams of staff, volunteers, trustees, and others. It takes dedicated leadership to turn these groups into one cohesive team striving for a single vision. The Michigan Library Association’s Leadership Academy has a strong history of providing leadership training to librarians across the state and offers the kind of information you wish you could have learned library school. In the process, you will develop a cohort of colleagues from across the state to call on for support and inspiration as you navigate your way throughout your career. A variety of topics are presented over five in-person days and three Zoom meetings, and cover everything from leadership fundamentals to successfully managing the politics inherent in every library position.

Join the 2024 Leadership Academy cohort to expand your knowledge base on leadership skills such as emotional intelligence, communication, managing change, teamwork, and coaching. Understand your strengths and weaknesses as a leader, as well as more library specific information about finance, legislation and advocacy, media, and working effectively with a board of directors.

The 2024 cohort will begin in April and conclude at the 2024 MLA Annual Conference. Registration includes meals during in-person meetings, as well as hotel accommodations on April 29 and October 15.

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Contact: Amber Sheerin, [email protected]

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