Youth Services Development Institute

ImageTwenty-five applicants will be selected to attend the 2013 Wisconsin Youth Services Development Institute, which will be held September 8 - 11, 2013 at the Heartwood Conference Center in Trego, Wisconsin. Would you like to attend?

  • There's no fee (the costs are covered through an LSTA grant)
  • Apply here
  • Deadline for applications: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The Wisconsin Youth Services Development Institute will...

  • provide professional development and networking for librarians who serve babies, children, and teens in smaller public libraries
  • target librarians who have no graduate degree in librarianship and/or work in rural library communities
  • offer foundational training related to youth services, including programming, advocacy, and collection development
  • place an emphasis on developing technology and leadership skills
  • start at 5pm on Sunday, September 8 and conclude at 1pm Wednesday, September 11, 2013
  • be located at the Heartwood Conference Center in Trego, Wisconsin
  • be conducted by DPI staff and experienced librarians and educators from around Wisconsin

Get a complete description of the Institute hereImage Questions? Contact Tessa Michaelson Schmidt, DPI’s Public Library Youth and Special Services Consultant, at tessa.schmidt@dpi.wi.gov. Costs for the Institute are covered through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Public Library Development Team at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). Photo credit: Keith Davenport via Flickr