Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Leadership Institute now accepting Applications

Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute: Year 7

The Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute prepares individuals to lead libraries today and into the future. If you are a dynamic, creative, and achievement oriented individual who is interested in increasing and improving your library leadership knowledge and skills, apply today.

Beginning in 2010, the Institute will be a blended learning experience that includes:

3 online classes

7 face-to-face faculty-led classes

Online resources including a wiki and webinars

Self-selected, goal-based mentoring partnerships

Live and online performance and learning support

Applications online at http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/bld/leadership

Applications accepted from March 15, 2010 – June 1, 2010

Notification of Acceptance – August 1, 2010

For more information, visit http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/bld/leadership/ or contact Jill Canono at jbcanono@dos.state.fl.us


Prepares individuals to lead libraries today and into the future


A year-long comprehensive series of face-to-face and online learning sessions designed to increase and improve individual leadership competencies.

The Institute is based on four foundations:

• Core leadership competencies

• Shared learning experiences

• Practical application assignments

• Mentoring partnerships


• Library staff from all types of libraries (public, academic, school, and special) who are dynamic,

creative, and achievement oriented

• Professional librarians as well as individuals in management positions without an MLS

• Library staff with a minimum of two years professional work experience


Fort Lauderdale or Ocala, and on your desktop

The Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute is made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act grant administered by the Florida Department of State, State Library and Archives of Florida.

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