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ALA-APA announces course subsidy awards for LSSC Candidates

CHICAGO — The American Library Association-Allied Profession Association (ALA-APA) announced today that the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program will be offering $200 subsidies to 90 candidates to complete LSSC approved courses.  If the cost of the course is less than $200, the subsidy will cover the cost of the entire course minus materials such as books, etc.  LSSC is a national, voluntary certification program administered by the ALA-APA.

What are you worth? ALA-APA updates pay equity bibliography

CHICAGO - The American Library Association – Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) has updated its Pay Equity Bibliography. Initially created in 2003, the updated edition is an easy-to-use resource aimed at helping librarians and library workers understand what they are worth and then use that information to advocate for better pay in an effort to close the wage gap.

ALA-APA recognizes Spokane Falls Community College graduates

CHICAGO — The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it has completed an agreement with the Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) that will allow its graduates, who meet the established criteria from their Library and Information Services Program, to receive the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) designation.

ALA-APA Recognizes City College of San Francisco college graduates

CHICAGO - The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced that it has completed an agreement with the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) that will allow its graduates who meet the established criteria from their Library Information Technology Program to receive the L

Celebrate National Library Workers Day, April 16

CHICAGO - National Library Workers Day (NLWD), is Tuesday, April 16, 2013.  It is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.  The ALA-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) established the special day in 2003. NLWD is now celebrated each year on the Tuesday of National Library Week (April 14-20 in 2013). 

Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) program and nine state partners offer Enrollment Assistance Awards

CHICAGO - The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program, in cooperation with nine state-level library organizations, will be offering Enrollment Assistance Awards (EAAs) this spring to library support staff applying for certification in the LSSC Program.  The LSSC Program offers library support staff the opportunity to achieve recognition for their existing skills and knowledge, to gain new skills and knowledge and to enhance their library’s service to the public.

Free webinars from ALA's Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program

CHICAGO — The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association’s Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program will be offering two free webinars in December. Anyone interested in the programs are welcome to sign up by clicking the links below.

Dec. 10, 2 p.m. Central time – An Introduction to the LSSC Program

ALA-APA Networking Reception and Fundraiser

CHICAGO —The  Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) of the American Library Association presents its first-ever fundraising event.  From 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 during the ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALA-APA will host The Networking Reception  at the W Hotel (Seattle) - Great Room 1. 

ALA-APA approves new certification option for Belmont College graduates

CHICAGO — The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it has completed an agreement with Belmont College’s fully online Library Paraprofessional Degree Program.  This agreement will allow Belmont’s college graduates, who meet the established criteria, to receive the LSSC

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