YALSA's Virtual Mentoring Program

YALSA’s virtual mentoring program pairs an experienced librarian with a new librarian or graduate student in a Library Science program. YALSA believes that we all have important skills and knowledge that we can share with one another and so this program encourages protégés to share their skills and know-how with their mentor.

The virtual mentoring program is currently not being offered. Updates will be given as it becomes available.

YALSA’s virtual mentoring program is undergoing a refresh with a new plan approved by the association's Board of Directors in January 2017.

As outlined in the proposal for the re-envisioning ,the updated program will provide YALSA members with both short-term and long-term opportunities for mentor and protege experiences and will connect mentors and proteges on an as needed basis.

Our goal is to match members who've identified a specific project or issue they need help with to an experienced member who can provide support and coaching as needed and for a specific period of time. To do this, we will use the re-launched version of ALA Connect.

Questions? Contact Tammy Dillard-Steels, tdillard@ala.org.