Applications for ALA Emerging Leader Program due August 31

ALA emerging leader logoALA is accepting applications for the 2018 class of Emerging Leaders (EL). Details on the program criteria as well as a link to the application can be found on the Emerging Leaders Web page

ASCLA members should consider the opportunity and can encourage newer library worker colleagues who would benefit from an intense leadership development program to apply. The application deadline is August 31, 2017

The ALA EL program is a leadership development program which enables newer library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity.

ALA divisions (including ASCLA), round tables, ethnic affiliates, state chapters or school library media affiliates will sponsor nearly two-thirds of the selected applicants. For more information, visit the Emerging Leaders Web page or contact the EL project manager at The ALA EL program is managed by the ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR).