As a result of participating in this course, learners will:
- strengthen their understanding of the competencies and how they impact library service to children.
- strengthen their application of critical review skills through a lens of the competencies to real-life professional situations.
- better prepare to incorporate competencies into their daily library work and decision-making.
While participating in this course, learners will:
- examine the updated 2020 Competencies through weekly readings, discussions, and assignments.
- develop a competencies-aligned professional portfolio.
- design personalized frameworks to align competencies to practice.
Who Should Attend
Class size is limited to 30 students.
ALSC Personal Member: $215
ALA Personal Member: $260
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 for this course has now closed. Please check back for future offerings of this course.
Cancellation and Transfer Policy:
Cancellations must be made in writing no later than seven days before the class starts; please email Sarah Polen, Program Officer for Continuing Education, to process your cancellation. 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 enrollment. 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, Sarah Polen. Transfers may not be made once a course has started.
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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 registration, please contact ALA's Member and Registration Services by email or by calling 800-545-2433 ext. 5.
All other inquiries, including sponsorship questions, can be directed to Sarah Polen, ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education, via email or by calling (312) 280-4026.