Congratulations to these six library teams selected to participate in Cohort 1:
In-Person Training in Middletown, CT:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457
Attendance is mandatory for all participants.
Tele-Coaching Conference Calls:
Teams will have a choice of two times each day to call in, 60-75 minutes each. Requires full team participation on all six dates.
Virtual Site Visit:
One-time virtual visit to each library, approx. 60 minutes each, time to be scheduled with each team on either April 12 or April 13. Requires only one team member to participate.
On-site Coaching at home libraries:
One-time in-person visit to each library, approx. three hours each, to be scheduled between July 31 and August 3 or between September 20 and 21. Requires full team participation.
Project implementation at home libraries:
May - November
Final reports due December 28.
If you have questions about the program, please contact:
Dawn La Valle, Director, Division of Library Development
Connecticut State Library
Phone: (860) 757-6665 | Fax: (860) 757-6503
Each team will be eligible for a grant of $2000 to help cover travel and personnel expenses. This grant will be disbursed after the first training session.
The pdf above contains options for lodging and travel to the area. If needed, the CT State Library will provide shuttle service between your lodging and the Middletown Library Service Center (MLSC) at 786 South Main St., Middletown, CT.
Please note that you should plan on being at MLSC from 8:00-5:00 on the training days. Allow travel time for this schedule.
Reports for Cohort 1 are due on December 28, 2018.
Use the following wording:
"This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, grant # RE-95-17-0068-17, in the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program."
Include the IMLS logo, which is available for download here:
For online materials, please link the logo to www.imls.gov.
Use these acknowledgements for all spoken, online, and printed promotional materials, including program introductions, interviews, websites, emails, flyers, program signage, advertisements, presentations, slideshows, evaluation forms, newsletters, and press releases.
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