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LLAMA Webinar - “How to Establish a Meaningful and Productive Mentoring Relationship”

While it may seem logical that mentoring comes intuitively to experienced professionals, the actual experience of participating in a productive, mutually-fulfilling mentoring relationship requires approaching it with intention and a toolkit of skills. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “How to Establish a Meaningful and Productive Mentoring Relationship,” on Wednesday, February 6 at 1:30-3:00 pm CT. This webinar will provide proven strategies for making the most of a mentoring relationship based on research and experience and will explore the skills and practices that are needed the most when serving as a mentor.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

1. articulate the characteristics of a positive mentoring relationship

2. assess their mentoring relationships from the past to identify successful strategies for a productive relationship as well as strategies that did not work

3. evaluate their own professional strengths in order to find opportunities for sharing

4. articulate what is needed from a mentee in order to be successful in a mentoring relationship

5. develop a strategy or plan for establishing a strong mentoring relationship with a current or future mentee

This webinar addresses several of LLAMA's Foundational Leadership Competencies including collaborations/partnerships, leadership, and issues for new professionals.

Who Should Attend: Experienced librarians interested in enhancing their current or future roles as mentors to those newer to the profession

Our Presenter: Mandi Goodsett, Performing Arts & Humanities Librarian, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, has extensive experience in many mentoring programs (including LLAMA's) and has worked closely with new librarians as president of ALA’s New Members Roundtable.

Date:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Time:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Main Library 428
Campus:
Main Library
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