Monday, October 5, 2009

Adult Learner Leadership Institute - ALLI

Adult Learner Leadership Institute
January 23, 2010 - June 2010
Application Deadline: October 16, 2009

ALLI, formerly known as the Henry Huffman Leadership Institute is a six-month leadership development program for advanced learners. ALLI students build self-esteem while acquiring public speaking skills, research techniques, and learning styles. They also learn elements of fundraising, advocacy and special events production. ALLI workshops are facilitated by the previous year’s Institute graduates.

ALLI can help you train a corps of “learner leaders” who can become excellent advocates for your programs as well as serve as mentors to other learners. The Institute is a statewide training program sponsored by the California State Library. The training is spread over six sessions, with classes meeting one Saturday a month and is led, presented and facilitated by adult learners. It is a dynamic training program designed for by adult learners to improve/build self-esteem, leadership, communication, advocacy and presentation skills through practical exercises. So please, take advantage of this great training opportunity for your adult learners!

It is FREE and will include breakfast, lunch and training materials.

Applicant letter and form are available on the SCLLN webpage. Please distribute to all learners in your program who you feel would be best suited and would benefit from this leadership program. They can ask you or their tutor to help them complete the application form. Please sign their form after they complete it and mail, fax or e-mail it back to me by October 16, 2009.

If you have any questions, please call: (909) 477-2720 ext. 5009
Rosie Manela - ILS Literacy Services Committee
Rancho Cucamonga Public Library

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