Application and Fees

Enrolment is limited to 24 participants

As soon as you decide to develop your strategic thinking, senior management capabilities and leadership strengths prepare your application package! 


Application Package

Your application package has four parts:


1) Application Letter

Address the following questions in no more than 2 pages:


  • Why are you interested in LLEAD?


  • Why are you interested in being a senior manager or in assuming leadership roles in the library and information sector?


  • What are some key challenges confronting the library and information sector (whether it is academic, public, government, information services, corporate, etc.), and what skills and approaches do you - and will you - need as a leader and senior manager to address these?


  • How will your current individual strengths, skills and perspectives contribute to the LLEAD cohort's experience?


  • What is your willingness - or your organization's willingness - to assume the registration fee, transportation costs and any incidental expenses?

2) Your Resume

3) Letter of Support - One From a Senior Leader


  • is from a senior leader in your organization OR senior leader in a library-related organization OR a peer in the library sector attesting to your readiness and potential to be a senior manager and transformational leader.

  • confirms that a professional development plan for promotion to senior leadership will be developed with you as the LLEAD program progresses.

4) Letter of Support - And One From Your Immediate Manager


  • is from your immediate supervisor, speaking to how you demonstrate potential for leadership and a commitment to be coached.


  • confirms their support for you to invest your time in LLEAD and in a project that will benefit your organization. 

Fees cover your full year of the program*, including:


  • 6-day residential - accommodation (shared accommodation for participants), meals and learning materials

  • All virtual sessions and learning materials

  • Mentoring and coaching


Each member is supported by 2 team mentors plus 8 other mentors, coaches and instructors who are available for consultation and support.

Early Bird fees until June 1, 2021:

  • $5592.00

Fees increase $300.00 June 2, 2021​

InterLINK members contact InterLINK

All fees are in Canadian funds

Payment Terms:

50% is due within 2 weeks of receiving your acceptance into LLEAD and is non-refundable.

The remaining 50% is due September 1, 2021 and is non-refundable.


LLEAD operates on a cost-recovery model and is responsible for facilities booked 12 months in advance.

*Fees do not cover transportation or some texts or diagnostic tools.


You are required to bring the results of a preferences/perceptions diagnostic completed during the previous 36 months. This can be either Myers-Briggs or DISC. If you have not completed one of these tools some costs may be involved, which we keep under $200.

Application Submission:

Send your application package to:

Rebecca Jones

LLEAD Director


Please contact if you have any questions. 

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