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The TALL Texans Leadership Development Institute (TALL Texans) is a transformational program that helps participants learn and embrace their potential to take new initiatives for their institutions, profession, and stakeholders.

TALL Texans 2022 will be held in person from November 13-17, 2022, at Montserrat Retreat Center, Lake Dallas.

The deadline to apply is June 1.

APPLY HERE

Requirements

  • Five (5) years of experience working in libraries; MLS not required; experience need not be continuous
  • Current Texas Library Association membership
  • Ability to turn training into action
  • Desire to improve yourself, libraries and communities
  • Registration fee of $1150*

*Registration fee includes all classroom instruction and materials, a room and all meals for the duration of the seminar.

Want tips on applying to TALL Texans and hearing what it’s really like? Check out our podcast episode, TALL Texans and What It Can Do For You. 

In the podcast, you’ll hear from a panel of TALL Texans alumni about how to successfully apply, find scholarships to pay your fee and how it benefited their careers.

Brandi Dawson, Supervisor of Library Media Services for Lewisville ISD, hosts this panel discussion about the TALL Texans leadership program — applying, attending, and what happens after the week of learning. Guests on the panel are Heather Hornor, Library & Information Tech Specialist at Richardson Independent School District; Dawn Wilbert, Youth Services Manager at Decatur Public Library; Lamoya Burks, Head Librarian at Texarkana College and Valerie Prilop, Senior Librarian at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Listen here.

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