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Leadership program for library professionals with less than five years of experience

This TLA leadership program is designed for library professionals with less than five years of experience. Participants will learn and expand leadership skills which will serve them throughout their careers through group work, self-directed learning, and internal reflection.  Each session will be taught by a dynamic leader in the field.

Launch 2022 | February 13 – 14, 2022
The Westin Austin at the Domain

Registration: $225

Space is limited so register soon!

REGISTER HERE

Hotel: $101 (not included with registration.) Book hotel here.

Contact: Lovdy Grossman, TLA Director of Education

Goals

  • Expand understanding on leadership topics: communication, teamwork, emotional intelligence, change management, equity, diversity and inclusion, and influence.
  • Collaborate with library professionals from all library types in a virtual environment.

Student Learning Outcomes
Through group work, self-directed learning, and internal reflection, students will: 

  • Increase awareness of personal leadership capacity and influence.
  • Explore effective interpersonal communication strategies.
  • Enhance teamwork and collaboration skills. 
  • Apply leadership knowledge and skills to a changing environment. 
  • Explore Equity, Diversity & Inclusion concepts and strategies to apply in your leadership practice.

The Texas Library Association is deeply grateful to the Launch Instructors for volunteering their time and talents to this program:

  • Becky Calzada, Leander ISD
  • Kate Horan, McAllen Public Library
  • Irena Klaic, Austin Community College
  • Gretchen Pruett, New Braunfels Public Library

 

 

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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations or transfers/substitutions must be emailed to cancel@txla.org at least five (5) days prior to the event. Cancellations will receive a refund, minus a 20% handling fee. If you do not cancel or transfer prior to five (5) business days before the event, the entire fee is non-refundable. Refunds may take up to 30 business days following an event to process.

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