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ALA-APA Approves New Certification Option for Belmont College Graduates

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it has completed an agreement with Belmont College’s fully online Library Paraprofessional Degree Program.  This agreement will allow Belmont’s college graduates, who meet the established criteria, to receive …

LSSC Breaking News, October 2012

The October issue of Breaking News is ready! It details the current state of the program, the upcoming webinar and in-person presentation schedule, information on upcoming financial assistance opportunities, new partnerships with LTA Programs, personal accounts of the program from …

The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program Seeks Agreement with LTA Programs

The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program is offering to work with college programs (commonly known as LTA programs) for Library Support Staff.  The purpose of this project is to

LSSC Breaking News, June 2012

The June issue of Breaking News is ready, and just in time for the Annual Conference in Anaheim! It details the current state of the program, the upcoming webinar and in-person presentation schedule, information on upcoming financial assistance opportunities, new …

ALA-APA announces financial assistance for LSSC Candidates

The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program announced today that it is offering $200 subsidies for 75 candidates to complete LSSC approved courses.  If the cost of the course is less than $200, the subsidy will cover the cost of …

ALA-APA Recognizes Graduates from the  Central Carolina Community College and Highline Community College

ALA-APA Recognizes Graduates from the Central Carolina Community College and Highline Community College

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The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) announced today that it has completed agreements with North Carolina’s Central Carolina Community College’s Library and Information Technology Program, and Washington’s Highline Community College’s Library and Information Services Program.  These agreements …

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

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

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The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program is proud to announce that the Library Support Staff Interests Round Table (LSSIRT) as well as eleven state library agencies will be offering another round of financial assistance to library support staff applying …

LSSC Breaking News, April 2012

The second issue of Breaking News is ready! It details the current state of the program, the upcoming webinar and in-person presentation schedule, information on upcoming financial assistance opportunities, and some exciting developments in the world of Support Staff and …

LSSC Breaking News, January 2012

With so much going on in the LSSC Program, we have decided to begin releasing quarterly updates which we will call “Breaking News”. The first issue is ready and details the current state of the program, the upcoming webinar and …