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

TLA’s newest leadership program is designed for library professionals with less than five years of experience. Participants will  learn more about effective networking and leadership skills that can serve them throughout their careers.  Each session will be taught by a dynamic leader in the field.

2019 Launch

September 22 – 23 | The Pearl Hotel, South Padre Island


Sunday, September 22

3 – 5:30pm: Check-in / Registration
5:30 – 8pm: Opening Session / Evening Networking Reception

Monday, September 23
8 – 9am: Networking Breakfast
9 – 10am: Session 1
10 – 11am: Session 2
11 – Noon: Session 3


Early Bird Registration March 15 – May 30 $150
Advance Registration June 1 – July 30 $180
Regular Registration August 1 – August 31
(after 8/1 subject to availability)

*Registration includes accommodations, meals, and all instruction and classroom materials.

Space is limited so register today!



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