February 19, 2018

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Rosen Publishing, Lilead Project Announce Grants for SLJ Summit Attendees

RosenRosen Publishing and the Lilead Project, a national initiative to study school district library supervisors and leadership, have announced 11 recipients of travel grants in the amount of $500 each. These grants will allow Lilead Fellows to attend the 2015 SLJ Leadership Summit in Seattle on September 26–27.

Read the full press release.

Rosen Publishing and the Lilead Project are pleased to announce the award of eleven (11) travel grants, of $500 each, to enable Lilead Fellows to attend the School Library Journal Leadership Summit in Seattle, Washington on September 26-27, 2015.

Given the strength of the applications, Rosen has generously agreed to expand funding from the original ten spots.

Rosen congratulates the following recipients:

Priscille Dando, Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia

Erin Downey, Boise School District, Idaho

Susan Grigsby, Forsyth County Schools, Georgia

Mary Keeling, Newport News Public Schools, Virginia

Kathryn Lewis, Norman Public Schools, Oklahoma

Kathy Moore, San Ramon Valley Unified School District, California

Suzanna Panter, Henrico County Public Schools, Virginia

Carol Robinson, Orofino Joint School District #171, Idaho

Sarah Searles, Knox County Schools, Tennessee

Dedra Van Gelder, Charles County Public Schools, Maryland

Leslie Yoder, Saint Paul Public Schools, Minnesota

The SLJ Summit will enable participants to explore new strategies for addressing the challenging problem(s) they are tackling as a Lilead Fellows, as well as share the urgent work of the Lilead Fellows Program with colleagues at the Summit and throughout the country.

Together, we “dare greatly,” with courage and creativity, to do vital work for learning communities. Rosen Publishing is honored and humbled to be on this journey with you.

Roger Rosen and Miriam Gilbert, Rosen Publishing, look forward to welcoming the Lilead Fellows to the SLJ Summit. Rosen will host a dinner for the Fellows Friday evening, September 25, following the opening reception.