PLA Turning the Page 2.0 kick-off
FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012, 8:30 – 11:30 am
Event Code: PLA3
Turning the Page 2.0 addresses core issues of advocacy, communications and relationship building in a convenient blended-learning format. This half-day kickoff introduces librarians and supporters to the 6-week course, which will include virtual classroom sessions and self-paced online work aimed at completing an individual advocacy work plan. Attendance at this meeting is encouraged but not mandatory for the 6-week course. Please make sure you want to take the 6-week course before registering for the preconference. Learn more about it at: http://www.ala.org/pla/education/turning-thepage. Free Precon; advanced registration required.
Speakers: Judith A. Drescher, former Director of Libraries, Memphis TN and Dr. Steve Yacovelli, Owner, TopDog Learning Group.
Civic Reflection Builds Community Connections: A Program Model for Libraries
THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012, 1:00 – 5:30 pm
FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Event Code: PPO1
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Targeted at library directors, department heads and senior staff from public, academic and special libraries, this hands-on workshop will train participants in dialogue facilitation skills with proven success in strengthening partnerships, building effective teams across departments and organizations, and raising the profile of the library as a center for community life. Participants will leave with valuable facilitation skills that can immediately be put to use for their libraries and communities.
Speakers: Adam Davis, Director, Center for Civic Reflection and Carolyn Anthony, Director, Skokie Public Library, IL.
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