November 21, 2017

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Building Bridges and Restoring Jobs | Take the Lead

A strategic district media specialist “re-professionalized” school librarian positions in Georgia schools.

Digital Citizenship Education in Nine Steps | Take the Lead

A Texas school district’s strategic design plan includes a digital citizenship program to accompany a 1:1 rollout.

Thriving During Leadership Change | Take the Lead

Change in your school administration may derail your library program—but only if you let it.

This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2017 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Lilead Fellows for 2017–2018 Announced

The Lilead Fellows program is a long-term professional development opportunity for a select group of school district library supervisors.

From Teacher Librarian to Thought Leader | Take the Lead

Strategic positive exposure for school libraries in her district helped this Lilead Fellow gain recognition for teacher librarians.

Rebuilding Libraries at DC Public Schools| Take the Lead

Jennifer Boudrye, director of libraries at DC Public Schools, led the push to fill 100 percent of LMS positions in the system.

Three Strategies for When the Going Gets Tough | Take the Lead

When Lilead Fellow and former district library services supervisor Leslie Yoder faced staff cuts and low morale, she kept fighting. Here’s how.

Lilead Project Receives IMLS Support for New Round of Fellows

The Lilead Project, established in 2012 to support and build community among U. S. school library supervisors, has received an IMLS grant to continue its Lilead Fellows program and to create the Lilead Leaders initiative for advocacy and activism.

Connect With Your Principal | Take the Lead

When you have the ear of an administrator, use your time well. Here’s how.

This article was published in School Library Journal's August 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Gain Support When You Support District Goals | Take the Lead

The way to success for this district librarian has been to start small, build a network of library advocates, dream big, and never stop working for transformative change.

Librarians as Instructional Leaders | Take the Lead

In this first article in our series on library leadership, Lilead Fellow Priscille Dando suggests how librarians can connect with principals on instructional challenges.

Lead Brave: Buoyed by the Alliance of the Lilead Fellows | Editorial

This powerful cohort of school district library heads is poised to bring innovation, bold leadership, and a new communal strength to the field.

This article was published in School Library Journal's December 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Inside the Lilead Fellows Program

This group of library administrators is starting  a revolution in the school library world—and hopes to motivate you to join in.

Post-AASL, Inspired Brainstorming at a Lilead Project Think Tank

Members of the Lilead Project—25 library district supervisors from across the country—gathered for a face-to-face meeting in Ohio. Topics discussed? Outcomes-based planning, effective marketing and leadership, and evaluating student success, to name a few.