Lilead Fellows for 2017–2018 Announced

The Lilead Fellows program is a long-term professional development opportunity for a select group of school district library supervisors.
cropped-lilead-logo-header-wide3   The Lilead Project has selected its Fellows for 2017–2018. The goal of The Lilead Project is to study, support, and build community among those who coordinate school district library programs and to make them a network of change agents. The Lilead Fellows program is a long-term professional development opportunity for a select group. See the press release below.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                          April 10, 2017 2017-2018 Lilead Fellows Selected The Lilead Project is pleased to announce the selection of 22 school district library leaders to participate in the 2017-2018 Lilead Fellows Program. The Fellows are: Fiona Casida, Copley-Fairlawn City Schools, Ohio Carter Cook, Fort Worth Independent School District, Texas Carolyn Foote, Eanes Independent School District, Texas Susan Gauthier, East Baton Rouge Parish School System, Louisiana Trish Henry, Mead 354 Public Schools, Washington Lynn Johnson, Mountain View School District, Idaho Stephie Luyt, Traverse City Area Public Schools, Michigan Claudia Mason, Fontana Unified School District, California Kelly Miller, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Elissa Moritz, Loudoun County Public Schools, Virginia Adam Phyall, Newton County School District, Georgia Mary Jo Richmond, Frederick County Public Schools, Maryland Katie Salmela, ISD 191, Minnesota Debi Shultz, Centralia School District, Washington Jennifer Sturge, Calvert County Public Schools, Maryland Jenny Takeda, Beaverton School District, Oregon Shannon Torres, Northville Public Schools, Michigan Kerry Townsend, Columbia Public Schools, Missouri Jenny Umbarger, Durham Public Schools, North Carolina Ann Vickman, South Texas Independent School District, Texas Misti Werle, Bismarck Public Schools, North Dakota Janet Wile, Central Unified Public Schools, California For more information about the Lilead Project, visit About the Lilead Fellows Program: The Lilead Fellows Program, with funding from IMLS, will provide an intensive 18-month long professional development program for 25 school district library supervisors. The program will focus on developing leadership skills in integrating information literacy instruction, technology use, and advocacy for library programs. Learn more by following us on Twitter. About the Institute for Museum and Library Services: The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. To learn more, visit and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

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