Leadership Training and Experiences 

Leading At Any Level (LAAL)
School Librarians' Leadership Academy (SLLA)

Leadership Institute for School Librarians (LISL)

The Leadership Development for Pennsylvania School Librarians experience is a collaborative initiative of the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) and the University of Pittsburgh School Library Certification Program (SLCP).

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor. 

Leadership Development for Pennsylvania School Librarians

Leading At Any Level is the foundational leadership workshop that provides participants with an opportunity to take ownership of their thinking, feeling, and actions for personal and career development.  The School Librarians' Leadership Academy and Leadership Institute for School Librarians build upon foundational learning with opportunities to develop personal leadership competencies at the local, state or national levels. 


2020-2021 Steering Group 

  • Dr. Yvonne English Roebuck, LSTA Project Director
  • Cathi Fuhrman, PSLA Immediate Past President; Hempfield School District, Hempfield High School
  • Robin Burns, PSLA President; Salisbury Township School District, Salisbury High School
  • Jayne Downing, PSLA Member; School District of Philadelphia, Penn Alexander
  • Molly Magro, PSLA Member; East Penn School District, Eyer Middle School
  • Lauren Strohecker, PSLA Board; Abington School District, McKinely Elementary School
  • Laura Ward, PSLA President-Elect; Fox Chapel Area School District, Fox Chapel Area High School