Dynamic Planning Institute
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Franklin 1-2
Learn best practices in strategic planning for libraries, with a unique focus on simple, quick, low-cost planning that meets your community needs. Planning is a powerful tool that will guide your library to prioritize and revitalize while increasing impact, community support, and staff engagement. This preconference is an especially good fit for smaller libraries or those that don’t have the time or staff to devote to an expensive, large-scale planning effort. Workbook included.
At the end of this session, participants will:
1: Organize, design, and implement dynamic strategic planning in a library environment while creating a living and actionable plan 2: Incorporate current methodologies for assessing and engaging community and staff, establishing priorities, and assessing and managing risk 3: Apply best practices in dynamic library planning using the most updated methods and tools for communicating plans and achieving continual results
The session organizer(s) identified this session as appropriate for:
Level 1: People with no previous knowledge of the topic.
Tags: Preconference, Administration and Management, Rural and Small Libraries, Strategic Planning
Stephanie Gerding, Library Consultant
Independent Library Consultant , Seattle , WA
Stephanie Gerding, MLIS, is a library consultant, trainer, and author on library planning, grants, training, evaluation, and advocacy. Stephanie provides professional development and evaluation consultations for clients around the world and online. Recent projects include regional training for PLA's Project Outcome; project management for the COSLA Continuing Education Connector project; and evaluation and training for California's Infopeople. She has written four books including The Accidental Public Library Technology Trainer and Winning Grants (ALA Publication).
Registration for this preconference is now closed, but limited space may be available onsite.