ALA-APA offers two certification programs, the Certified Public Library Administrator Program and the Library Support Staff Certification Program.
|The Certified Public Library Administrator Program is a voluntary post-MLS certification program for public librarians with three years or more of supervisory experience. CPLA certification will enable public librarians to:
|The Library Support Staff Certification Program is for Library Support Staff who have a high-school degree or its equivalent and worked (paid or unpaid) in libraries for at least one year and want to:
For additional information about state certification requirements and laws pleas visit the following: