Date & Time
Tuesday & Wednesday November 4 & 5
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration starts at 8:45 a.m.

Jewish Community Center of Cleveland
Treuhaft Conference Center
26001 South Woodland Road
Beachwood, Ohio
$140.00 CAMLS libraries
$210.00 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$280.00 Non-members
In the team-oriented workplace the effective leader must have the ability, understanding and confidence to step into the role of facilitator of organizational collaboration. CAMLSí "Transforming Libraries" series continues with this two-day program focusing on the skills, techniques and theory behind high-performing teams, and how library leaders can foster their development within their own organization.

Maureen Sullivan is an organizational consultant specializing in libraries. She has 17 years of experience in training, developing and educating leaders in librarianship. Maureen has consulted with a variety of libraries in the areas of managing organizational change, strategic planning, leadership development, staff development, learning organizations and organizational redesigns.
Intended Audience
Previous participants in the series
Others who want to learn more about fostering collaboration across the organization and how to develop high-performing teams
  • Learn practical techniques for helping groups become high-performing teams

  • Explore the benefits of, and how to foster a collaborative work environment

  • Understand the leaderís role as facilitator in team development

  • Gain skills in meeting facilitation and management
    Course Content
    • Benefits of teams in the changing library environment

    • Characteristics of high-performing teams

    • Stages of team development

    • The leaderís role as facilitator

    • Roles and contributions of team members

    • Problem solving and decision making in teams

    • Strategies for effective meetings

    • fostering collaboration across the library