Upcoming Events

    • 31 Oct 2020
    • ? - 11:59 PM (EDT)

    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.

    • 31 Mar 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Online

    Because our 2020 Conference was virtual, we are able to offer a second chance to attend for those who did not sign up for last week's conference.  Sessions will be available until September 30, 2021. 

    Contact for this event: Cindy Sturdivant, cindysturdivant@ncslma.org

    Because of the virtual nature of our 2020 conference, we will not be able to process cancellations. Sessions will be accessible until September 30, 2021.

    Member registration: $40

    Non-member registration: $90 (includes membership)

    Registration is complete when payment has been received.

Past Conferences

  • Conference 2018Amazing Things Start in the Library, Bitsy Griffin
  • Conference 2017Show Us Your Superpowers, Brene Duggins
  • Conference 2016School Library Renaissance: A Cultural Rebirth, Sedley Abercrombie
  • Conference 2015Empowering Students: Literacy for All, Walter Carmichael
  • Conference 2014Extreme Makeover: Evolving Libraries Edition, Joanna Gerakios
  • Conference 2013, Leading from the Library: Connecting, Collaborating, and Innovating, Joann Absi
  • Conference 2012School Libraries at the Core, April Dawkins
  • Conference 2011Connect - Learn - Lead,Sarah Justice
  • Conference 2010, 
  • Conference 2009 - no conference due to AASL conference in Charlotte NC
  • Conference 2008,
  • Conference 2007,
  • Conference 2006,
  • Conference 2005,
  • Conference 2004,
  • Conference 2003,
  • Conference 2002,
  • Conference 2001,  

Past Regional Events

Preferred Vendors 2020-2021




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