Scottsdale 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.

Awards Won

Title Year
EBSCO Information Services Library Staff Development Award (formerly the HW Wilson Library Staff Development Award)
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.
2013 - Winner(s)