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07-20-2012 

The 4th Annual Connecticut Library Leadership Institute
We hope you'll join us for the 4th Annual Leadership Institute, which will be held Friday, July 20, 2012 at the beautiful University of Hartford campus. This year's program features a fabulous lineup of speakers.
University of Hartford, Gengras Student Union
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
http://www.hartford.edu

 

We hope you'll join us for the 4th Annual Leadership Institute, which will be held Friday, July 20, 2012 at the beautiful University of Hartford campus. This year's program features a fabulous lineup of speakers, including this year's keynote speaker, Susan Gibbons, Yale University Librarian, Mary Lou Aleskie, Executive Director of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven, and a special Skype session with David Lankes! The institute welcomes all library leaders as well as those who aspire to lead, but you must be a CLA member in order to participate.

Tentative Agenda:

8:30 - 9:00       Registration
9:00 - 9:30       Welcome
9:30 - 10:30     Keynote Address, Dr. Susan Gibbons, University Librarian, Yale University
10:30 - 10:45   Break
10:45 - 11:30   Community Outreach/Understanding Community Needs: Dr. R. David Lankes
11:45 - 12:45   Breakout Sessions

  • From Idea to Reality: Managing Projects - Mary Lou Aleskie, Executive Director of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven
  • Tell Me a Story: Writing Successful Grant Applications -  Cynthia Clegg, President and CEO of the Middlesex County Community Foundation and Lauren Miller, Grants Officer, CT Humanities Council
  • Join the Fun in Fundraising - Patricia Foley, CPA, President-Elect of the New England Lace Group and Past President of the Friends of the Lucy Robbins Welles Library
  • Investing in Your Future: The Case for Professional Development - Debbie Herman, CCSU & Randi Ashton-Pritting, University of Hartford

1:00 - 1:45       Lunch
2:00 - 3:00       Repeat of Breakout Sessions
3:15 - 3:30       Closing remarks and certificates
3:30 - 4:30       Wine and Cheese reception (Please stay for this fun networking event. You will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire (generously provided by W.T. Cox) and gift baskets-- but you must be present to win!)


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