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Webinar Invitation: An Introduction to the LSSC Program

December 13, 2011, 2:00pm CST – An Introduction to the LSSC Program

On Tuesday, December 13 at 2:00pm (CST), LSSC will offer an hour-long webinar on the program and how it works. The presentation will explain the value of …

The Library Support Staff Certification Program (LSSC) announces Project Participants

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that the LSSC program will partner with 11 Library Assistant Training (LTA) Programs in a project that will allow their graduates to receive the LSSC without having to further demonstrate their …

LSSC Program offers Financial Assistance

LSSC Program offers Financial Assistance

LSSC and LSSIRT Logos

A New Round of Library Support Staff Certification Registration Assistance Awards Offered by LSSIRT and Seven States

Trish Palluck, Chair of the Library Support Staff Interests Round Table (LSSIRT) announced today that LSSIRT is offering another round of financial assistance …

The LSSC Program Offers Project for LTA Program Partners

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it invites colleges that offer Library Technical Assistant (LTA) degrees or certificates to participate in a project which may allow their graduates to receive Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) without …

LSSC on Facebook and Twitter!

You can now interact with the LSSC Program on Facebook and Twitter, so “Like” us and start “Following” us!…

Successful Portfolio Submission Examples Posted

The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program staff has gathered some examples from recent portfolios that were evaluated and accepted and posted them in the “Developing and Submitting a Portfolio” section of the website. These examples should help give candidates …

LSSC Searching for Evaluators

The ALA-APA’s Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program currently needs the help of librarians with an MLIS and at least five years’ experience in one of the areas of the LSSC competency sets, which are listed below.

LSSC began …

LSSC announces Registration Assistance Awards

As part of a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) program, a program of the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association, will be offering Registration Assistance Awards of $175 to library support staff, half of the fee to register to become a candidate for library support staff certification. Several states are already accepting applications, including Arizona, Idaho, Mississippi, Oregon and Wyoming!