ALA-APA announces financial assistance for LSSC candidates
For Immediate Release
ALA Allied Professional Association (ALA/APA)
CHICAGO — The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program announced today that it is offering $200 subsidies for 75 candidates to complete LSSC approved courses. LSSC is a national, voluntary certification program administered by the American Library Association-Allied Profession Association (ALA-APA).
All LSSC candidates are eligible to receive a subsidy by completing the application form. ALA-APA will give first preference to those candidates who have not received a previous subsidy. To apply for a subsidy, applicants must enroll in the LSSC by July 30, 2012. LSSC enrollment information is available at the LSSC website. Recipients will be chosen using a random selection process; ALA-APA will announce subsidy awards on Aug. 6, 2012.
Recipients must complete an LSSC approved course by April 1, 2013. To see what courses are currently available, please check out the Approved Courses section of our website. To receive the subsidy, recipients must add a Course Certification Certificate to their candidate record and send proof of course payment to LSSC.