[Libs-Or] Library Leadership Development Opportunities

Elaine Hirsch elaineghirsch at lclark.edu
Fri Jul 15 09:59:25 PDT 2016

The OLA Leadership Development Committee would like to announce the
following opportunities to enhance and develop your leadership capacities.
Note the PLA Leadership Academy will be held in Portland March 20-24, 2017.

Please let us know if you apply for one of these opportunities.  In
September OLA will announce a new Leadership Development Scholarship to
help support participation in programs and trainings such as these.

The ALA Emerging Leaders program
<http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/leadership/emergingleaders> deadline
is August 1. The program requires attendance at both ALA conferences and


   Leadership development for newer library workers

   Participation in problem-solving workgroups

   Peer networking

   An inside look into ALA structure

   An opportunity to serve in a leadership capacity with ALA

The NAYA Oregon Lead Program
deadline is August 10. The program, with monthly meetings from October
through May, offers:


   A chance to take part in a year-long curriculum to develop leadership

   Long-term training to deepen community ties

   Leadership, community organizing and advocacy learning from Native

The PLA Leadership Academy
<http://www.ala.org/pla/education/leadershipacademy> deadline is September
16. The program, which meets in Portland on March 20-24, 2017, offers
librarians and opportunity to build skills in:


   Leadership and innovation

   Community relationship and communication

Elaine Hirsch
Leadership Committee, Chair
Oregon Library Association
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