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New Library Director Academy
Monday, February 01, 2021
Category: Events

MLA New Library Director Academy

Are you a newly appointed library director in need of support and information?

Join us for MLA's New Library Director Academy: Survive and Thrive as a Library Director.

The New Director Academy begins in February 2020 and will address the many issues confronting new library directors. The program will include an in-person workshop, webinars, an individual consulting session and wraps up with a networking event. The combination of small group support and expert guidance offers personalized situational learning and you’ll discover a close cohort of new directors who can support you throughout your career. While management books and courses can be helpful, this approach bridges the vast gulf between theory and practice to help you thrive as a community leader and public library director. Suggested reading and discussion of practical scenarios will help you develop your leadership skills. Topics covered will include:

  • personnel
  • managing boards and city managers
  • spotting trends
  • leveraging your community for support
  • taking care of yourself
  • community leadership and management style

Registration will open and complete program details will be released in the Fall 2020.




Contact: MLA at [email protected] or (517) 394-2774

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