• Shari Blohm

    Shaping the Future of Library Programs in Prince George’s County Public Schools

    Shari Blohm, Supervisor of Library Media Services at Prince George’s County Public Schools in Land over MI speaking as part of the LILEAD Project on shaping the future of library programs in her district.

  • Kathryn Lewis

    Learning that Matters in Oklahoma

    Kathryn Lewis, Director of Media Services and Instructional Technology, Norman Public Schools, Norman, OK, shares insights from her LILEAD Fellowship that mean more collaboration, exploration, and creativity for the kids in her school.

  • Susan K.S. Grigsby

    Reframing the House that Jack Built

    Susan K.S. Grigsby, Special Assignment Library Media Specialist, Forsyth County Schools, Forsyth County, GA, and LILEAD Fellow, shares how she brought a new level of professionalism to the district using the Media Keys Effectiveness System.

  • Erin Downey

    When Leadership Is a Miyazaki Movie: Wandering Heroines, Floating Castles, and Mystical Pillars

    Erin Downey, District Consulting Librarian, Boise School District, ID, reflects on what she refers to as the Miyazaki storyboard nature of her work in her district and in her learning as a LILEAD Fellow.

  • Dr. Cathi Fuhrman

    School Libraries Leading the Way to Inquiry-Based Learning

    Dr. Cathi Fuhrman, Library Department Supervisor, Hempfield School District, Landisville, PA, and LILEAD Fellow, shares the groundwork behind transforming instruction in her school toward inquiry-based learning, which is now used by the leadership team as part of achieving her district's goals.

  • Kathy Moore

    Positive Exposure for Equity

    Kathy Moore, Ed. D., Curriculum Coordinator, San Ramon Valley Unified School District, Danville, CA, and LILEAD Fellow, describes how the librarians in her district, positioning themselves as thought leaders, have built a coalition of experts committed to collaboration, research, and continuous training to support the district initiatives.

  • Dedra Van Gelder

    Librarian = Leader: Cultivating Library Leaders

    Dedra Van Gelder, Instructional Specialist for Library Media, Charles County Public Schools, La Plata, MD, shares how she, with the support of her time as a LILEAD Fellow, is strategically helping her librarians cultivate the leader within with a focus on strengths and presenting authentic opportunities to lead.

  • Stephanie Ham

    Laying the Foundation: Building Librarian Leaders Through Professional Development

    Stephanie Ham, Director of Library Services, Metro Nashville Public Schools, TN, and LILEAD Fellow, reflects on how the librarians in Nashville learned through Professional Development how to talk the language of administrators, advocate for their program through practice, and be leaders that principals want to support.

  • Priscille Dando

    Transformational Learning Through Inquiry

    Priscille Dando, LILEAD Fellow and Coordinator, Library Information Services, Fairfax County Public Schools, VA, shares her approach to creating an environment where students thrive as librarians lead in creating student-centered learning environments through Guided Inquiry Design.

  • Jane Prestebak

    It Takes Two: The Library Media Specialist and Technology Integration Specialist as a Team

    Jane Prestebak, Program Director for Media and Instructional Technology, Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, MN, shares her review, as a LILEAD Fellow, of local and published research on the roles of the library media specialist and technology integration specialist to a full-service learning commons.

  • Robin Stout

    Building a District-Wide Culture and Climate of Digital Citizenship

    Robin Stout, Supervisor, Library Media Services and Emerging Technologies, Lewisville Independent School District, TX, and LILEAD Fellow, uses Ribble's nine pillars of digital citizenship, to offer strategies for developing and implementing a powerful digital citizenship program.

  • Ann Morgester

    Engagement, Access and Literacy—The New Library Mantra

    Ann Morgester, Library Supervisor, Anchorage School District, Anchorage, AK, and LILEAD Fellow, shares her library’s reinvented approach to collection development to foster a learning center focused on what todays’ students need.

  • Sarah Searles

    Raising Expectations and Implementing Change

    Sarah Searles, Specialist in Library Media Services, Knox County Schools, Knoxville, TN, and LILEAD Fellow, reflects on implementing change and building broad-based staff buy-in.

  • Maria Petropulos

    Tackling the Teacher Librarian Crisis in California: One School District’s Journey

    Maria Petropulos, District Library Coordinator, Selma Unified School District, CA, and LILEAD Fellow, presents on how this innovative and forward-thinking school district in California is investing in its school libraries, and teacher librarians.