post-itsThe Eureka! Leadership Institute is an intensive week-long residential leadership training event. It was first offered in 2008. 32 people from public libraries throughout California are selected, through a competitive application process, to take part in the Eureka! Leadership Institute.

The Institute model was developed to fit the needs and characteristics of the California public library community. It combines elements from other leadership programs, most notably the Snowbird program and the Urban Library Council’s Executive Leadership Institute, with uniquely California elements. The Institute facilitators, Becky Schreiber and John Shannon, developed the Snowbird program and have run the Aurora Leadership Institute in Australia as well as numerous state and regional leadership institutes throughout the U.S. This FAQ has answers to commonly asked questions about the Institute.

The next Institute will take place March 18-23, 2015 in San Jose, CA. More information can be found here.

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