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Library staff members from all types of libraries across Ohio participated in this immersive continuing education program that develops library leaders through projects based on community needs using technology. The State Library of Ohio is a partner in a $470,000 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Servies to the State Library of Illinois. Partnering states are Illinois, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio and Utah.

Participants in ILEAD USA attended three day in-person sessions in March, June, and October as well as attend five intercessions.  For more information, please contact Evan Struble at

Pictured above: Back row (L-R): Susan Paul, Interim Dean, Lorain County Community College Library; Terrence (Terry) Metter, Library Assistant, Cleveland Public Library; David Green, Technology Specialist, OhioNET;  Derek Zoladz, Reference & Instruction Librarian, Columbus State Community College.    Middle Row: Gillian Izor, Assistant Director, Germantown Public Library; Whitney Carr, Librarian, Bexley Public Library;  Kirstin Krumsee, Electronic Resources Librarian, State Library of Ohio;  Laura Ponikvar, Image & Instructional Services Librarian, Cleveland Institute of Art;  Anastasia Diamond-Ortiz, Knowledge Manager, Cleveland Public Library.   Front Row: Jen Johnson, Librarian, State Library of Ohio; Jessica Crossfield McIntosh, Reference Services Coordinator & Assistant Professor, Otterbein University; Julie Zaveloff, Librarian, Columbus State Community College

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ILEAD USA Intersession Activities

 Document / Last Modified: 04 November 2013

A list of of possible Intersession Activities. All ILEADers are required to attend 5 intersession activities within the nine month cohort. Please contact your team mentor if you have any questions.

Ohio Session Agendas

 Document / Last Modified: 16 October 2013

Session agendas for ILEAD USA Ohio, 2013.

Session Two Handouts

 Document / Last Modified: 02 August 2013

Presentation materials from the second session of ILEAD USA Ohio held June 18 - 20, 2013.

Instructor Biographies

 Document / Last Modified: 25 June 2013

Biographies of the instructors participating in ILEAD USA Ohio 2013.

Team & Mentor Biographies

 Document / Last Modified: 25 June 2013

Biographies of team members and mentors participating in ILEAD USA Ohio 2013.




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