ELW2007: Show me the money

It’s Employee Learning Week 2007 @ PLCMC. Today’s topic is Show me the money!

If you are looking for money to continue your education or to take a class there are several opportunities available to you.

Library Employee Education Assistance Program (LEEAP)

Up to $2,000 in a calendar year, on a reimbursement basis, towards courses for a college degree; skilled craft or trade training which leads to a certification or license; or coursework to renew and update skills.

Carla Dupuy Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship towards pursuit of MLS.

Friends of the Library David Howe Scholarship

$200-$1,000 scholarship towards any formal school or training that helps you develop your skills necessary to provide outstanding library service Application Deadline: June 1 and December 1 (applications received at other times are reviewed at the discretion of the Friends of the Public Library board

For additional information about any of these opportunities contact your HR Manager, Rick Ricker.

About Lori Reed

Lori Reed, coauthor of Workplace Learning & Leadership: A Handbook for Library and Non-Profit Trainers, is a learning and communication strategist with more than twenty years experience in learning and development. A 2009 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and a 2010 "One to Watch" for paralibrarians, Lori graduated cum laude from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication. Lori is a certified Synchronous Learning Expert and a North Carolina Master Trainer and has traveled across North America speaking about libraries and training.

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