ALA Emerging Leaders Program (cont.)

Emerging Leaders Rosters

To see lists of Emerging Leaders (EL) participants, visit the EL Rosters page.


Emerging Leaders Projects

To view the summaries of projects worked on by the Emerging Leaders cohorts by class, visit the EL Projects Summaries page.


Emerging Leaders in the News


Pelayo-Lozada wins 2022-2023 ALA Presidency
Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada, adult services assistant manager, Palos Verdes Library District, Rolling Hills Estates, California has been elected 2021-2022 president-elect of the American Library Association (ALA). Pelayo-Lozada is the first Emerging Leader to be elected ALA President; she was part of the 2011 class.


Vermont Governor Phil Scott appointed Jason Broughton as Vermont state librarian, effective April 1, 2019
- Broughton was in the 2016 class of Emerging Leaders.


Meet the 2018 Class of Emerging Leaders
- American Libraries Magazine article


Hitting the sweet spot in leadership training
- Leadership Blog Post by Kyle Willis


My Time as an Emerging Leader
- American Libraries article by Alexia Hudson-Ward


Meet the EL Class of 2017
- American Libraries Magazine article


Meet the EL Class of 2016
- American Libraries Magazine article


Meet the Library World's Rising Stars
- American Libraries Magazine article on EL Class of 2015


Meet the EL Class of 2014
- American Libraries Magazine article


Meet the  EL Class of 2013 
- American Libraries Magazine article on EL Class of 2013


Leading by Example
-American Libraries magazine on EL Class of 2011


ALA Emerging Leaders Program Timetable of Activities and Deadlines

The ALA Emerging Leaders Calendar of Activities will be updated soon. 


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