School Librarians Leadership Academy (SLLA)

Leading At Any Level (LAAL)
School Librarians' Leadership Academy (SLLA)

Leadership Institute for School Librarians (LISL)

The School Librarians' Leadership Academy (SLLA) has been developed for those who would like to focus on leadership in their school or district. Participants will develop personal leadership competencies that will lend themselves to district or school level professional development projects.

The Leadership Development for Pennsylvania School Librarians experience is a collaborative initiative of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) and the University of Pittsburgh School Library Certification Program (SLCP).

School Librarians Leadership Academy (20)

The School Librarians Leadership Academy is a collaborative professional development initiative of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association and the University of Pittsburgh. The Academy will begin in mid-February and end on September 30, 2020.

School Librarians Leadership Academy Description and Application Information: Please note the application deadline is Friday, February 7, 2020.

School Librarian Leadership Academy Application (to be completed and submitted along with resume and Administrator Endorsement Form)

Administrator Endorsement Form (please complete this form and secure your administrator's signature. Submit as a PDF.)


School Librarians Leadership Academy (19-20)

 Previous Academies

Aspiring Association Leaders (18-19)

Developing Leaders (18-19)

Revitalizing Leaders (18-19)

Mini Regional Leaders (2018)

Regional Leaders (17-18)

Sustaining Leaders (16-17)

Emerging Leaders (14-15; 15-16) 

Leading At Any Level is the foundational leadership workshop that provides participants with an opportunity to take ownership of their thinking, feeling, and actions for personal and career development.  The School Librarians' Leadership Academy and Leadership Institute for School Librarians build upon foundational learning with opportunities to develop personal leadership competencies at the local, state or national levels. 

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.