YALSA is your source for training and consulting in services for teens. Among other resources and programs, our training and consulting portfolio includes:
Free, online training videos: YALSA Academy's training videos are made by librarians and library staff for librarians and library staff. Topics include advocacy, collection development, and more. Learn more about YALSA Academy.
Face-to-face institutes: YALSA offers face-to-face training! You provide the attendees and the space; we'll provide training materials and a content expert. Learn more about face-to-face training.
Training kits: Bring the power of YALSA to your library! YALSA's Young Adults Deserve the Best training kits are self-paced instructional kits provide customizable PowerPoints with a complete script and optional group activities. Each kit is accompanied by a literature review and each PowerPoint presentation is accompanied by a list of additional resources. Learn more about Young Adults Deserve the Best.
Consulting: consulting is available on a range of topics relating to teen services in libraries, including: strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of the overall teen services program, collection development, staffing the teen department, managing teen behavior, and more.
View a list of YALSA consulting and training opportunities.
Questions about training and consulting from YALSA? Contact Linda W. Braun, YALSA CE Consultant, 917-847-7804.