TALL Texans Leadership Institute

Serving Library & School Professionals Since 1905

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The TALL Texans Leadership Development Institute provides advanced leadership and management education in service to all the libraries of Texas and the communities they serve. Participants study strategic planning, risk-taking, conflict negotiation, teambuilding, coaching, ethics, advocacy, personal career planning, and more. This transformational program helps attendees learn and embrace their potential to take new initiative for their institutions, their profession, and their stakeholders. A full list of institute topics may be found here.

The TALL Texans Institute will be held July 16-20, 2017.

The Leadership Development Committee is also seeking mentors to support new TALL Texans after they graduate from the program. Interested parties should complete the online application form.

Introducing the TALL Texans Class of 2017

Katherine Adelberg, Library Development, Texas State Library, Austin
Yolanda Botello, Youth Services, Mansfield Public Library
Rory Elliott, Collections Merchandising, Texas State University, San Marcos
Jacob Galindo, Library Instruction, University of Texas El Paso
Allyssa Guzman, Digital Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin
Chad Hetterley, Technical Services, Desoto Public Library
Claire Hogg, Central High School, San Angelo ISD
Janna Hoglund, Octavia Fields Branch, Harris County Public Library, Humble
Jennifer Jimenez, Reference, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi
Linda Kay, Ridgeview Middle School, Round Rock ISD
Bethni King, Children's Services, Georgetown Public Library
Laura Magana, Richland High School, Birdville ISD, North Richland Hills
Maurine Nichols, Technical Services, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Elizabeth Ponder, Instruction & Information Services, East Texas Baptist University, Marshall
Sara Pope, Children's Services, Houston Public Library
Danny Ramos, Padron Elementary School, Austin ISD
Alexia Riggs, Dean of Libraries, Howard Payne University, Brownwood
Lorraine Roussin, Judson High School, Judson ISD, Converse
Mellissa Sanchez, Highlands Elementary School, Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land
Joanna Stone, Parr Library, Plano Public Libraries
Valerie Tagoe, Wilson High School, Dallas ISD
Theresa Tongio Holden, Director, Palestine Public Library
Beth Vizzini, Circulation, West Texas A&M University, Canyon
Hillary Volkmann, Black Elementary School, Aldine ISD, Houston



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What else should you know about the Institute?

The Leadership Development Institute is the major activity by which TLA, through its Leadership Development Program, endeavors to provide a statewide impetus for expanded leadership education opportunities for all TLA members. With the Leadership Development Institute, the Texas Library Association is providing a high-quality, 4-day, intensive learning experience for the Institute participants. TLA is also keeping participant cost to a minimum by underwriting a substantial amount of the cost for the Institute. The Texas Library Association is providing this level of support as a part of its commitment to its membership and the profession.

Created on Sep 17, 2010 | Last updated May 31, 2017