Mentoring is about developing a relationship dedicated to building and sustaining professional and personal effectiveness and to career advancement.
Having a mentor can help you:
Learn from the experiences of other librarians
Develop relationships with librarians and KASL members
Identify and achieve your goals
Support and encourage career advancement
Grow your Professional Learning Network
Expectations for mentors and mentees:
Plan to become a KASL member if not already
Willingness to communicate with mentor/mentee as often as necessary (suggested 4-6 times per year)
Share knowledge, skills, and experiences with each other
If you are interested in being a mentor or mentee, please contact our Mentoring Committee Chairs, James Allen (new members) and Jason Highley (NBCT members).