An instructor will guide your group through this one-day workshop that provides you with an opportunity to increase your understanding of the components of leadership, identify your own leadership skills and professional priorities, and apply leadership strategies to the challenges we face in our schools and our profession. You will have time and opportunities to connect with other professionals and establish networks to work together to effect change.
Steven M. Baule, Ph.d., Ed.d. is presently the Superintendent of North Boone School District in Poplar Grove, IL. Previously he served as superintendent for five years in suburban Chicago. Prior to becoming a superintendent, Dr. Baule was a district administrator, a high school administrator, a middle school library media specialist and a classroom teacher. Dr. Baule has presented on technology-related topics to a wide range of educators and librarians in the United States, England and Australia. Dr. Baule has also served as an adjunct faculty member in educational administration, instructional technology and library and information science programs.
The AASL Licensed Institute: Collaborative Leadership ties into two of the ideas
- Qualities of Leadership
- Self-awareness of Personal Characteristics
- Perceptions of the Profession
- Clarity of Message
- Challenges Facing the Profession
- Leadership Strategies to Employ
- Action Plan for Leadership
- Gain knowledge of the leadership skills necessary to achieve change
- Work with other leaders to study the challenges facing the profession
- Tie AASL and ALA resources to specific leadership strategies
- Examine leadership opportunities available in AASL and ALA
- Develop new contacts
- Prioritize, plan and reflect on professional and personal goals
- Receive professional development credit
Although AASL does not offer credit to licensed institute participants, host organizations are encouraged to use the following information and ideas to arrange credit through appropriate credit-granting institutions.
- 8 hours of content
- Additional possibilities to meet time requirements for credit:
- Writing an extended evaluation
- Writing response to three articles
- Submitting a completed personal action plan
AASL licenses this licensed institute to organizations. The licensee pays AASL a licensing fee for a one-time presentation of the institute. AASL supplies the presenter(s) and content; the licensee sets its own registration fee and is responsible for all local planning, logistics and publicity.* View the licensing terms.
Interested in hosting this licensed institute? For complete details on available dates, program outline and license agreement contact:
American Association of School Librarians
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
*Note: Presenter(s) and specific content may vary by date and site. AASL provides a handout master as a PDF file on disk, which the licensee is required to reproduce in hardcopy for its audience. Frequently Asked Questions