FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Date: April 27, 2012
Scotty Zollars selected to attend regional Library Leadership Institute
Parsons, Kansas - Scotty Zollars, Director of Library Services at Labette Community College, was recently selected to attend the Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) 2012 Leadership Institute. Only 30 were chosen to attend from over 60 applicants in 12 states.
Zollars came to LCC in July of 2000. He has been working in academic libraries since 1990. Before that he was a K-12 Librarian in Arkansas and has also set up two different church libraries. He has been working in libraries since he was 12. His first job was dusting books at the Moline Public Library in Moline, Kansas.
The Institute will be in Estes Park, Colorado, May 6-11, 2012. Institute facilitator is Maureen Sullivan, President-Elect of the American Library Association.
Major sponsor of the Institute is The Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation (Innovative Interfaces, Inc and SkyRiver) with additional funding from the Emporia School of Library and Information Management, the University of Arizona School of Information Resources Library Science, and MPLA.
The Mountain Plains Library Association is a twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Its purpose is to promote the development of librarians and libraries by providing significant educational and networking opportunities.