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From: FEDLIB: Federal Librarians Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Roberta Shaffer
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 11:26 AM
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Subject: Great Leadership/Learning Opportunity

Dear Colleagues:
An opportunity has come to our attention for federal librarians to participate in the National Leadership Institute (NLI) at the University of Maryland--University College. NLI is affiliated with the Center for Creative Leadership. This Institute, which is almost 25 years old, has an international reputation and a proven track record in significantly augmenting the careers of many of the recognized leaders in civil and military service.  You can find out more by visiting the website:
A one-week program specifically oriented toward information professionals that are already in leadership positions in government or show great leadership potential is planned for March 20 - 24, 2006 in College Park, Maryland.
NLI is on the GSA/MOBIS Schedule and is offering a discount, based on participation. The registration fee is $6,175 for 18 to 20 participants and $5,850 for 21 to 24 participants.  As of this date, there are 10 registrants. The cost assumes one will commute, but a lodging is available for approximately $159 per night.
The cost will be significant, but we wanted to share this opportunity with you since those who have participated have called NLI  "the best thing that I ever did professionally."
Happy Holidays to all--
Roberta I. Shaffer, Executive Director
Adams Building Room 217
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540-4935
Tel:  202-707-4801
Fax: 202-707-4828
"Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence Serving and Guiding Federal Libraries"