Leadership development for the library and information sector

LLEAD blends experiential and strengths-based learning equipping leaders to hit the ground running. The curriculum - constantly updated in response to local, global and technology factors - scaffolds theory, practice, and relationship-building. Supported by experienced principals. mentors and confidential peer forums, participants gain knowledge, resilience, powerful insights, and critical thinking crucial for inclusive, successful libraries and organizations today - and tomorrow. 

LLEAD Program

The Details

A unique 12-month program with twice-monthly live virtual sessions; a 6-day residential intensive; blended experiential and strengths-based learning; deep, lasting peer and mentor relationships.

Instructors and Mentors

The People

Expertise and coaching of experienced senior leaders, instructors and facilitators.

Mentors, coaches and guest lecturers from all areas of the library and information sector.

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With its distinctive practical, research-based curriculum, LLEAD is the only intensive program designed for those working in all types of libraries or information management organizations. 


Paul Burry, Library Director, Prince George Public Library

2016 Graduate

Gwen Bird, Dean of Libraries, Simon Fraser University

Mentor and Instructor

 Dr. Shailoo Bedi, Director Student Academic Success, University of Victoria; Director Academic Commons, U of Victoria Libraries

Curriculum Director and Instructor 

Monique Liddle, Manager of Operations, North Vancouver Public Library

2020 Graduate

Pilar Martinez, CEO of Edmonton Public Library

Mentor and Instructor


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