H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant

About the H.W. Wilson Library Staff Development Grant
An annual award consisting of $3,500 and a 24k gold-framed citation given to a library organization whose application demonstrates greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization.

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2013 Winner(s)

Scottsdale (Ariz.) Public Library System

The Scottsdale (Ariz.) Public Library System for the system’s “Leadership Skydiving” program.

With this grant, the Scottsdale Public Library System plans to create a program developing leadership skills for library supervisors.  The program consists of a workshop for supervisors founded on the book Strengths-Based Leadership, followed by a team building retreat, then a final leadership presentation drawn from Arizona State University.