The application deadline has been extended to Monday, April 6.
Offered every 2 years, The New England Library Leadership Symposium (NELLS) is jointly sponsored by the New England Library Association (NELA) and the six New England state library associations. The purpose of the symposium is to foster the mentoring and development of members of the library community who are eager to grow leadership skills. This is a week-long summer academy and leadership retreat for early to mid-career librarians (3-15 years’ experience), paraprofessionals, Trustees and Friends of Libraries. NELLS is a valuable experience for anyone working in or connected to the library field.
The Rhode Island Library Association and Office of Library & Information Services seeks applicants to represent Rhode Island at the 2015 NELLS session. Individuals interested in this immersive professional development experience are encouraged to apply! Attendees may be recommended by someone or may make their own application Each applicant must be a current member of RILA or NELA to be eligible. Deadline is April 6. Selected attendees will be notified in late spring and this year’s session takes place in early August.
August 3-7, 2015
Rolling Ridge Retreat & Conference Center
North Andover, Massachusetts
Facilitator: Maureen Sullivan, ALA Past President
For more information and to download an application form: http://nelib.org/advance-your-career/nells/