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ALISE launches Leadership Academy, seeks participants


ALISE is launching a Leadership Academy intended for prospective leaders in library and information science. The first iteration will will take place February 7-8, 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina.

The Academy aims to provide the next generation of leadership in library and information science with an opportunity to explore their possible interests in leadership roles as Chairs, Directors, and Deans. ALISE expects the Academy to create a cohort of future leaders who will have a network of colleagues to support their own learning and leadership development.

Click here for more information and a registration link on the ALISE website. Participants in the Academy will be asked to complete a leadership assessment exercise and short readings prior to the event. The agenda will provide ample opportunity for networking, informal conversation, and Q&A. Topics to be addressed include communication, coaching, mentoring, recruitment, team building, and workload management/priority setting.