September 19, 2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Pre-Conference Cost: $50 | Are you preparing for your future? Do you want to be prepared to lead change in libraries and in our profession? This interactive program is designed to prepare minority library colleagues who envision their career paths heading towards directorships in multi-type libraries and/or for top leadership positions within their professional associations. It is also designed for new professionals who are not only curious about how to prepare for this career path but also ready to stand up and work on their leadership development. Topics covered range from understanding emotional intelligence leadership to leading change to developing best practices and cultural competencies to expanding your leadership skills portfolio – all towards developing your career’s competitive edge. This pre-conference is developed through the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA).
Leadership, Management, and Organizational Development
LIS StudentsLibrary StaffPublic LibrariansAcademic Librarians
- Camila Alire, Dean Emerita, University of New Mexico & Colorado State University
- Janice Welburn, Dean, Marquette Library
- Leo Lo, Research and Development Librarian, Kansas State University Libraries
- Valerie Bell, Assistant Director, Ocean County Public Library