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Transformation for Libraries: About

Transformation for Libraries: The Futures School

Learning-Unlearning-Relearning Through Strategic Foresight

Built on a vision of developing learning experiences that help you to be “fueled by foresight” in all that you do – this unique training program is presented in partnership with Kedge and The Futures School. It emerged from a growing realization among leaders and organizations that success in the 21st century landscape of rapid change means we must embrace new pathways to the future. In other words, we need to foster mindsets and skills that help us to seize untapped possibilities and opportunities. 

You have the opportunity to participate in this IMLS grant funded project. With tangible results and a repeatable framework, you’ll be on your way to developing a foresight mindset and skillset, ensuring you are primed for market-leading innovation, successful opportunity development, and revenue-generating futures intelligence. Ultimately, you will learn a strategic framework that enables you to continuously learn-unlearn-relearn to lead discussion and action in the transformation of libraries.

Watch Kedge Futures School Co-Founder Yvette Montero describe Strategic Foresight.

Program Overview

  • ‚ÄčLive-online sample agenda
  • In-person sample agenda
  • Infobrief on the partnership/experience  
  • Future of Libraries Focal Issue we will explore
  • Introduction to Strategic Foresight Video
  • More on The Futures School
  • Natural Foresight® Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK)
  • Certification Pathway and Global Foresight Advisory Council (GFAC)


If you have questions about the program, please contact:

Dawn La Valle, Director, Division of Library Development
Connecticut State Library | (860) 757-6665

Institute of Museum and Library services


This project was made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services grant #RE-250063-OLS-21 in the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.

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