APPLY NOW | 2016 AALL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
2016 AALL Leadership Academy
April 1-2, 2016
Hyatt Lodge | Oak Brook, Illinois
Open to AALL members – $575
Apply by Wednesday, November 4, 2015
The 2016 AALL Leadership Academy will equip participants with essential leadership skills and tools to be an effective leader. The Academy has a solid reputation for building strong leaders who are prepared to meet the challenges facing today’s law libraries. The program will include discussions to explore key leadership concepts and current trends, assessments to identify strengths and preferences, small and large group collaboration, and focused development.
Don’t miss this opportunity! The AALL Leadership Academy will not be held again until 2018.
Areas of Focus:
* Leadership models, concepts, and myths
* Effective and assertive communication techniques
* Leadership styles and approaches
* Strategies for difficult conversations
* Core leadership values
* Motivational leadership
* Influence and workplace ethics
This continuing professional education opportunity is underwritten by the American Association of Law Libraries. For more information, contact Celeste R. Smith, AALL director of education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.205.8032.
Legal information professionals are increasingly involved in deploying surveys and consulting on the design of quantitative data-gathering instruments. This webinar is the second in a series on survey development and will cover core topics such as validity, reliability, and item/question types and sequencing. Topics will also include implementation of a panel design via Qualtrics and other survey deployment systems. Both novices and seasoned survey designers will benefit from this webinar.
GRANTS DEADLINE NOVEMBER 19
AALL/Bloomberg BNA Continuing Education Grants
Applications due Thursday, November 19
Planning educational events for the fall? AALL is committed to providing support for local and regional programming year-round. Chapters, special interest sections, caucuses, member institutions, and individual AALL members are encouraged to apply.
AALL 2016 PROGRAMMING UPDATE
Next Step in the Process
Proposers will be notified about the status of their program proposals in early December, and programming will be publicly announced later this winter . . . stay tuned!
Mark your calendars and book your housing—you won’t want to miss the 109th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference!
Complimentary AALL 2015 Session Recordings Now Available
Missed it? Want to relive it? Couldn’t attend? Watch the videos now!
As an AALL member, you can now access AALL 2015 educational session recordings, whether you joined us in Philly or not. Take advantage of this complimentary member benefit–your “power of connection” is just a few clicks away.
Webinars Now Available On-Demand
- Distance Learning—The New Normal for Librarians
- Cultural Intelligence Makes a Difference: Are You Culturally Competent?
Pick of the Month
Selected by AALL’s Continuing Professional Education Committee.
Surveys: When to Use Them and Why
AALL member Debbie Ginsburg—educational technology librarian at Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law—shares insights and best practices for creating and distributing surveys. Evaluations of three popular survey tools—Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, and Google Forms—will also be shared.
FOR THE LEADER IN YOU
MOTIVATE YOUR TEAM
Leaders play a big role in building team motivation–setting high expectations and inspiring greatness.
“Why Motivating Others Starts with Using the Right Language” by David Marquet
“25 Ways to Lead, Inspire and Motivate Your Team to Greatness” by Jonathan Long
“Team-Specific Motivation” by The Mind Tools Editorial Team
For more in-depth knowledge:
The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say by David Dye
Bringing Out the Best in Everyone You Coach: Use the Enneagram System for Exceptional Results by Ginger Lapid-Bogda, Ph.D.
The Hard Hat: 21 Ways to Be a Great Teammate by Jon Gordon
Encouraging the continued development of leadership skills, the Leadership Development Committee highlights short articles and recommends books in each edition of the AALL Education Update.