YALSA Online Courses

Upcoming Courses

Stay tuned for information on our selection of 2020 e-courses.

Interested in a Course For Your Organization?

We provide two options:

  1. The curriculum of any online course from our Course Catalog offered by YALSA can be licensed for an in-person workshop at your organization. 
  2. Online courses from our Course Catalog, where all seats are reserved exclusively for your staff or members, can also be licensed by an organization. 

If you are interested in purchasing a course  for your organization, please contact Tammy Dillard-Steels, tdillard@ala.org. YALSA's courses provide 10 contact hours, or the equivalent of a 1.5-day face-to-face workshop.  A certificate of completion is issued when a successfully student completes the course. 

YALSA works with institutions to develop the best course possible for each particular audience and need.  We offer courses in a variety of topics including:

  • Advocacy
  • Building Leadership Skills
  • Building Diverse Collections
  • College Career Readiness
  • Community and Family Engagement
  • Competencies for Library Staff Serving Teens
  • Informal Learning Experiences and Environments
  • Outcomes and Assessment
  • Teen Growth and Development
  • Youth Engagement and Leadership

If there is a topic you are interested in but do not see listed here feel free to get in touch with Tammy Dillard-Steels, tdillard@ala.org.

If you have questions about YALSA’s online courses, please see our FAQ section please contact Tammy Dillard-Steels, tdillard@ala.org.

Participant Testimonials

  • "The instructor was really positive and knew her stuff. She was very helpful. The workload was manageable. I learned a lot about using different review sources and what makes a good diverse book. "
  • Julie did a great job presenting the material and letting us come up with our interpretations and how to make the ideas work for our community."
  • I loved all of the assigned reading and I could tell that the instructor was passionate about serving teens through diverse collections.

Further questions? Please contact Tammy Dillard-Steels, tdillard@ala.org.