MPLA Leadership Institute

MPLA is now accepting applications for the MPLA 2012 Leadership Institute.  The institute will be held May 6 –11 at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park Colorado.  Maureen Sullivan will be the facilitator.  Maureen has been elected ALA President for 2012-2013 and will facilitate MPLA’s workshop during her presidential year.

The application requirements are –

·       Employed in a library organization in MPLA’s 12-state region

·       Current member (including last 2 years) of one of MPLA’s 12 affiliated state library associations. (Arizona Library Association; Colorado Association of Libraries; Kansas Library Association; Montana Library Association; Nebraska Library Association; Nevada Library Association; New Mexico Library Association; North Dakota Library Association; Oklahoma Library Association; South Dakota Library Association; Utah Library Association; Wyoming Library Association)

·       Minimum of 5 years in a library-related job with progressive experience

·       Record of experience that demonstrates leadership potential

·       Expected continued contribution to the profession

·       A thoughtfully completed application

·       Two letters of recommendation

Applications are due 1 November 2011.

More information and the application form are available at

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