- Students will include competencies in their online portfolio.
- Students will practice answering and refining (based on feedback) interview questions that are competency-based.
- Students will formulate a plan to meet SMART goals based on achieving competency in the different sections of the ALSC Competencies document.
- Understand the competencies and how they impact library service to children Be able to apply the core competencies to your own daily library work.
Who Should Attend
Class size is limited to 30 students.
ALSC Personal Member: $115
ALA Personal Member: $165
Member rates apply to personal memberships only. Interested in joining ALSC? Click here to learn more about ALSC and how to join.
How to Register
Registration is now open! Visit the ALA Registration page to register online, or fill out the registration form and mail it in. You can also register by calling ALA Member and Customer Service at 800-545-2433 ext. 5. Course space is limited.
Cancellation and Transfer Policy:
Cancellations must be made in writing and postmarked or faxed to the ALA/MACS department by no later than seven days before the class starts. Cancellations will result in a full refund less a $35 processing fee. NO phone cancellations will be accepted. Refunds will be processed two weeks after the start of the course. ALSC reserves the right to cancel a course for reasons including insufficient numbers of students. Cancellations after the course has begun will not be accepted.
If you are registered but unable to take a course you may transfer your registration to another student if that student falls under the same registration category. For instance, an ALSC member may transfer her registration to another ALSC member free of charge. If you would like to transfer your registration to someone in a different category the difference between prices must be paid at the time of transfer. All requests for registration transfers must be made in writing no later than seven days before the start of the course. Please address all requests, including the reason for the transfer and both parties' membership numbers, to ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education, Kristen Figliulo. Transfers may not be made once a course has started.
Computer, internet access
Credits or CEUs
A certificate of completion will be sent to each participant upon successful completion for each course taken.
If you have questions about the course material, please contact the course instructor Rachel Reinwald.
If you have questions about registration, please contact ALA's Member and Customer Service Department by email or by calling 800-545-2433 ext. 5.