There are now four scholarships of $250 that will be awarded for attendance at the 2011 SLMS Carol A. Kearney Leadership Retreat. The award recognizes School Library Media Specialists who want to gain leadership skills and professional growth through continuing education, in the collegial and informal atmosphere provided at the SLMS Leadership Retreat.

Qualifications:

A.     Applicant must be a current SLMS/NYLA member

B.     Applicant must be a direct service School Library Media Specialist.

C.     Applicant must be able to attend the Leadership Retreat in its entirety

The 2011 Retreat, Think, Create, Share and Grow: Transforming Your School Library Leadership, is being held on Aug. 1-2   on the campus of Cornell University. This year’s featured speaker will be Stephen Abrams.

Application deadline: May 8

Please email applications to Maxine Kamin at: owls00 (two zeros at the end)@earthlink.net

For more information and the application, go to the SLMS website: http://www.nyla.org/index.php?page_id=1157

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