Strategic planning

Links to the ALA Strategic Plan and a page describing how the ALA budget is developed and implemented.

ALA Strategic Planning

This document describes a concrete yet unrealized vision of future conditions - a future toward which the ALA and its constituent parts may work over time, through successive short-term goals.

Budgets: Context, development, and review

This document describes the context in which the ALA budget is developed and implemented and provides an overview of the budget development process and timeline, guidelines for effective budget development and review, and links to additional information.

This page was prepared under the direction of the ALA Training, Orientation and Leadership Development Committee (TOLD). For additional assistance and comments, please contact, Lorelle R. Swader, Director of the Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) at