The Leader's Role in Planning for the Future

Date & Time
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
May 20, 21 & 22
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration begins on Wednesday at 8:45 a.m.

Jewish Community Center of Cleveland
Truehaft Conference Center
26001 South Woodland Road
Beachwood, Ohio
$140 CAMLS libraries
$210 Non-library staff from member's organizations
$280 Non-members
Fee includes materials and lunch
Deadline: Wednesday, May 13
Limit: 40

This final session in the Transforming Libraries Series will focus on the skills and abilities required for helping libraries and their staffs prepare for the future.

Maureen Sullivan is an organizational consultant specializing in libraries. She has 17 years of experience tin training, developing and educating leaders in librarianship. Maureen has consulted with a variety of libraries in the areas of organizational change, strategic planning, leadership development, staff development, learning organizations and organizational redesigns.
Intended Audience
Previous participants int eh series and others who want to learn skills and techniques for planning for the future.
  • Explore key trends and developments that will affect library services and programs in the next ten years

  • Learn skills to plan for change

  • Identify strategies to lead technological change and to prepare staff for self leadership

  • Gain ideas for building partnerships in your community

  • Develop a better understanding of organizational learning and how to help staff develop to their full potential
    Course Content
    • The Next Decade: Trends and development

    • Implications for libraries: Roles and opportunities

    • Envisioning a preferred future

    • Leading technological change

    • Collaborating and building community partnerships

    • Developing leadership capacity throughout the organization

    • Continual learning and development