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Leadership Academy

  • 31 Oct 2020
  • ? - 11:59 PM


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The North Carolina  School Library Media Association (NCSLMA) is offering a special leadership development opportunity for school librarians to help them reach their professional potential. This program will kick-off in January and conclude with a pre-conference session at the 2021 NCSLMA annual conference. You will have an opportunity to meet and collaborate with a variety of school librarians across North Carolina, NCSLMA Board members, committee chairs and members, and join networks in your area of the state. You will learn more about being a leader in your school and district. You will also learn what NCSLMA is, what we do, and how you can be an active part of the organization.

Requirements for participants

Participate in regularly scheduled meetings

Choose a leadership activity following the program:

  • Serve on a NCSLMA committee as member or chair
  • Present at the 2021 conference
  • Other approved (Examples: design a webinar for NCSLMA, plan regional EdCamp, etc.)

In addition, it is expected that after going through the leadership academy as a participant you will

  1. mentor the next group
  2. participate in leading the program the group after that

Application Process

Applications are due October 31, 2020 at midnight. Those accepted into the program will be notified by December 10, 2020. 

Minimum Criteria

  • Currently serving in a school librarian position with a minimum of 2 years experience as a school librarian.
  • Have a Masters in Library Science that will lead to a 076 license.
  • Ability to attend the 2021 NCSLMA annual conference.
  • Ability to work virtually in throughout the program. This will include participating in and leading sessions on a variety of topics. 
  • Willingness to serve at district, region, or state level upon completion of the program.


NCSLMA is a professional organization dedicated to supporting, promoting, and empowering school librarians across the state as they transform their school communities.


Membership is $50 per year and comes with numerous benefits and professional development opportunities. 
Join or learn more here. 


Mailing address:
3333 N. Main Street
Suite 150 #126
Hope Mills, NC 28348

Meet the Board


We provide various ways to connect with librarians across the state. 
Connect here or via social media.

NCSLMA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization (2024 W9)

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