Your library needs community partnerships: How to get it done
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of a popular workshop, Your Library Needs Community Partnerships: How to Get it Done with Paul Signorelli. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30 p.m. EDT/1:30 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
- How collaborations are developed
- Identifying potential partners within a community
- How to identify economic, educational and social needs that libraries and businesses both meet
- Completing a needs assessment in order to develop focused projects
- Techniques for bringing stakeholders together
- How to develop a flexible plan of action and provide ongoing evaluation
- Expanding existing partnerships for long-term sustainability
Paul Signorelli has more than 20 years’ experience as a learning leader for libraries and other organizations and businesses. As director of staff training and volunteer services at the San Francisco Public Library system, he created, implemented and managed numerous training plans. He continues to serve as a writer,trainer, onsite and online presenter, and consultant for a variety of organizations and remains active in the American Library Association Learning Round Table and with ASTD (the American Society for Training & Development), where he has held leadership positions at the local and national level. He can be reached at through his website, and through his Building Creative Bridges blog.
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