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  • Title: ALA-APA | American Library Association-Allied Professional Association
    Descriptive info: .. ALA-APA.. American Library Association-Allied Professional Association.. About ALA-APA.. Library Worklife Newsletter.. News.. Get Involved!.. Certification.. Improving Salaries/Status.. Browse:.. ALA-APA Home.. Welcome.. Welcome to the ALA Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) site.. ALA-APA is a nonprofit professional organization established “to promote the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library workers.. ” To that end, the ALA-APA is focused on two broad areas:.. Certification of individuals in specializations beyond the initial professional degree.. Direct support of comparable worth and pay equity initiatives, and other activities designed to improve the salaries and status of librarians and other library workers.. The ALA-APA is a companion organization to the.. American Library Association (ALA).. , an educational association established in 1876 to “promote library  ...   Donate.. Sitemap.. Salary Surveys.. available in print or online.. Archives.. Select Month.. October 2011.. May 2011.. February 2011.. January 2011.. December 2010.. November 2010.. August 2010.. February 2010.. January 2010.. November 2009.. August 2009.. July 2009.. June 2009.. May 2009.. March 2009.. February 2009.. November 2008.. September 2008.. August 2008.. May 2008.. April 2008.. March 2008.. February 2008.. January 2008.. December 2007.. October 2007.. August 2007.. July 2007.. June 2007.. May 2007.. April 2007.. March 2007.. February 2007.. November 2006.. August 2006.. April 2006.. February 2006.. January 2006.. October 2005.. September 2005.. August 2005.. Search.. ALA-APA RSS.. All posts.. All comments.. Copyright 2014 ALA-APA.. Contact Lorelle R.. Swader, 50 E.. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611, 312-280-4278, lswader@ala.. org for more information..

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  • Title: About ALA-APA
    Descriptive info: Home.. /.. All About ALA-APA.. (MSPowerPoint, updated 9/11).. The ALA Allied Professional Association is a nonprofit organization chartered in the State of Illinois for the purpose of promoting “the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library workers.. ” The ALA-APA is a companion organization to the.. American Library Association.. (ALA), an educational association chartered in the State of Massachusetts to “promote library service and librarianship.. Establishment of the ALA Allied Professional Association was authorized by the ALA Council in June 2001, to enable the certification of individuals in specializations beyond the initial professional degree.. In January 2002, with the approval of preliminary bylaws, the scope of the organization was broadened to include advocacy for the “mutual professional interests of  ...   Council.. Within the policies established by the ALA-APA Council, the ALA-APA is managed by the Board of Directors, whose members are those individuals concurrently serving on the ALA Executive Board.. The ALA-APA Bylaws are available at:.. www.. ala-apa.. org/bylaws.. The ALA-APA provides services to librarians and other library workers in two primary areas:.. Certification of individuals in specializations beyond the initial professional degree (see.. org/certification/.. ).. Direct support of comparable worth and pay equity initiatives, and other activities designed to improve the salaries and status of librarians and other library workers (see.. org/salaries/.. For additional information about the ALA-APA, contact the ALA-APA Director, Lorelle R.. Swader, 1-800-545-2433, ext.. 4278.. ALA-APA Update Fall 2010.. Governance.. Governing Documents.. ALA-APA FAQ.. Publications.. ALA-APA History..

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  • Title: News
    Descriptive info: Celebrate National Library Workers Day on April 10.. By.. jgrady.. on.. October 23, 2011.. CHICAGO - Library employees are crucial to our economy and culture.. They help small business owners formulate plans; graduates find funding; children fall in love with reading; grandparents connect with grandchildren; corporations save money and improve products; seniors get comfortable with the latest technology; and students get into gaming.. Yet these public servants are rarely recognized publicly.. [ ].. Posted in.. Uncategorized.. Congratulations to Nine New Certified Public Library Administrators.. May 12, 2011.. CHICAGO – The Certified Public Library Administrator Program congratulates nine new graduates since January and the 139 librarian candidates who are progressing through the program.. There are 45 graduates thus far.. Most recent graduates are: Christy Blanchette, Valley Cottage Library (N.. Y.. ) Dawn Bostwick, Nassau County Public Library (Fla.. ) Charlotte Canelli, Morrill Memorial Library (Mass.. ) Steve [ ].. |.. Tagged.. CPLA.. National Library Workers Day and Equal Pay Day coincide on April 12.. February 14, 2011.. Continuing the theme “Libraries Work Because We Do!” thousands will celebrate National Library Workers Day (NLWD) and Equal Pay Day on Tuesday, April 12th 2011.. On this day, while library workers and libraries are being commended for their value to their communities, women in all professions will be strategizing about closing the wage gap.. Libraries [ ].. Update on the Certified Public Library Administrator Program.. February 6, 2011.. CHICAGO The Certified Public Library Administrator Program has 41 graduates and more than 130 librarian candidates.. Learn why they participate in and what they get from the CPLA courses by joining them on a webinar about the Certified Public Library Administrator Program at 2 p.. m.. CDT on Wednesday, April 13.. This 30-minute introduction to CPLA will [ ].. ALA-APA Call For Certification, Publishing, and Fundraising Committee Volunteers.. January 26, 2011.. American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) President-elect Molly Raphael has extended the deadline for the call for nominations to 2011-2012 ALA Allied Professional Association committees.. Appointments take effect at the conclusion of the 2011 Annual Conference.. Ms.. Raphael will fill slots on the following committees: Certification Program, Certified Public Library Administrator Certification Review, Library Support [ ].. ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian now published bi-ennially.. January 6, 2011.. This is typically the season for the ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian – Public and Academic.. The survey publication schedule has been changed to a bi-ennial edition.. This means the next issue will be published in 2012.. Directors and Human Resources staff for libraries that will be part of our random sample in 2012 will be [ ].. Salaries.. Seeking National Library Workers Day stars in 14 states.. CHICAGO For those with an appreciative and/or competitive spirit, ALA-APA is hosting a contest with no prize other than the knowledge that your state celebrates its library workers publicly on National Library Workers Day (NLWD), Tuesday, April 12.. Yet the following states have no NLWD stars currently submitted: Delaware, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, [ ].. Minimum Salary for Library Employees and State Library Salary Data Updated.. CHICAGO – The updated minimum salary for librarians should be $42,485/yr and for all staff $13.. 81/hr, based on American Library Association-Allied Professional Association resolutions passed in 2007 and 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index Inflation Calculator.. These figures are updated annually by ALA-APA.. Thanks to a partnership with the Department [ ].. ALA-APA seeks panelists for Annual Conference program on second jobs.. December 16, 2010.. CHICAGO By choice or by necessity, some library staff members work additional jobs to supplement their incomes.. Whether long-term, short-term or seasonal, making the decision to extend the workday can be difficult.. At the American Library Association Annual Conference in June 2011 in New Orleans, the ALA-Allied Professional Association is proposing a program tentatively [ ].. Certified Public Library Administrator Program celebrates graduates’ success.. November 29, 2010.. For Immediate Release Mon, 11/29/2010 09:57 CHICAGO The Certified Public Library Administrator Program congratulates those who have completed the program.. The success of the 36 librarians who have completed the required seven managerial courses give credence to the competencies public library managers need to be effective.. CPLA attracts librarians for many reasons, from those who want [ ].. ALA-APA Call for Volunteers.. November 16, 2010.. ALA-APA Call For Certification, Publishing, Fundraising, and Better Salaries Committee Volunteers American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) President-elect Molly Raphael is seeking applications and nominations for appointments to 2011-2012 ALA Allied Professional Association committees.. Raphael will fill slots on the following committees: Certification [ ].. LSSC Webinar Tuesday, November 9, 2010.. November 3, 2010.. Are you wondering about the benefits and the requirements of the Library Support Staff Certification Program? ALA-APA is offering an hour-long webinar on Tuesday, November 9, from 3:00-4:00 pm EST, to introduce you to this new program, and help you understand LSSC’s value to LSS, their employers, and library users.. This is also your opportunity [ ].. Certified Public Library Administrator Program graduates 4, 36 managers now hold CPLA® designation.. CHICAGO The Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) Certification Review Committee (CRC) granted certification to four CPLA® candidates, making a total of 36 who are now officially Certified Public Library Administrators.. The newest graduates are from Florida, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Oregon.. In addition, the committee approved three new candidates in its fall review.. Librarian salaries jump 3 percent in 2010, Survey reports mean librarian salary $60,734, median $55,883 in 2010.. August 27, 2010.. CHICAGO – In the midst of tough economic times, job shortages and cutbacks, the 2010 edition of the ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian Public and Academic revealed average increases across all six position types, ranging from two percent for managers of support staff to 13 percent for directors of public and academic libraries.. More than [ ].. Libraries nationwide receiving ALA-APA Library Salary Survey invitation.. admin.. February 17, 2010.. CHICAGO – Library directors and human Resources staff, check your mail.. More than 1600 public and academic libraries are being asked to participate in the 2010 ALA-APA Librarian Salary Survey.. This year, the survey asks for salary data for six librarian titles.. The deadline is Friday, Feb.. 26, for completing the web-based survey.. Survey letters [ ].. Pay Equity for library employees, focus of National Library Workers Day April 13, 2010.. February 2, 2010.. CHICAGO – On April 13, thousands of communities will celebrate National Library Workers Day (NLWD), a time when library staff, patrons, administrators and Friends groups will recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.. You are invited to name a “Star” library employee for the NLWD website at http://www.. org/nlwd, where everyone can see what [ ].. Library Support Staff Certification Program sponsors portfolio evaluator training.. January 2, 2010.. CHICAGO The Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) Program will sponsor a training session for librarians interested in becoming evaluators for portfolios submitted by LSSC candidates to achieve Library Support Staff Certification.. The information program will be held at the ALA Midwinter Meeting, from 10:30 – noon on Saturday, Jan.. 16, at the Boston Convention [ ].. Library workers urged to participate in survey of workplace wellness in libraries.. November 16, 2009.. CHICAGO - The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) and the ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) are encouraging library employees to participate in the 2009-2010 Library Workplace Wellness online survey.. The survey provides an important opportunity for library employees to share information about the availability of, and employee participation in, work/life options [ ].. New downloadable versions of Librarian Salary Survey data just for public or academic libraries.. August 19, 2009.. CHICAGO – The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) has just released two new downloadable versions of the 2009 edition of the “ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian Public and Academic.. ” One version contains only public librarian salary data and analysis and the other version is specifically for academic librarians.. The “ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian – Public”and [ ].. ALA announces approval of Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC).. July 21, 2009.. The Executive Board of the American Library Association (ALA) approved the establishment of a certification program for library support staff at its Monday, July 13, meeting in Chicago.. The LSSC Program is the first national, voluntary certification program for library support staff.. Funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the [ ].. Librarian Salary Survey reports mean librarian salary $58,860, median $54,500 in 2009.. July 8, 2009.. CHICAGO Results from the 2009 edition of the “ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian Public and Academic” are available in two ways – immediately for subscribers to the ALA-APA Library Salary Database and in print from the American Library Association (ALA) online store.. Analysis of data from more than 1,179 public and academic libraries showed the mean salary [ ].. New ALA Web site helps library job seekers succeed.. July 1, 2009.. A new American Library Association (ALA) Web site Get a Job!, http://getajob.. ala.. org offers library-job seekers advice, resources, links, best practices and real-life examples.. Full of advice for finding a job in the current tough economy, it features information from a range of ALA divisions and units, as well as links to information about [ ].. ALA-APA Pay Equity Bibliography Updated.. June 25, 2009.. The newest version of the ALA-APA Pay Equity Bibliography is now available to the public.. Last updated in May 2003, the latest version includes recent legislation, Web sites, articles and fact sheets related to the resurgence of interest in the topic.. The Pay Equity Bibliography highlights pay equity research, statistics and negotiation tips related to [ ].. Certified Public Library Administrator Program graduates three, Adds 11 candidates.. June 1, 2009.. CHICAGO The Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) Certification Review Committee (CRC) granted certification to three CPLA® candidates who are now officially Certified Public Library Administrators.. In addition, the committee approved 11 new candidates in its spring review.. CPLA® now has 12 graduates and 122 candidates representing public libraries of all sizes across the [ ].. Coalition to highlight professional integrity launches May 20; invites stories and ideas from public.. May 19, 2009.. Washington, May 20 A coalition of 19 national and global organizations will announce the formation of Professionals for the Public Interest (PftPI) at a press conference at 9:30 a.. , Wednesday, May 20, in the First Amendment Lounge (13th floor) of the National Press Club.. The organizations include professional associations and unions representing professionals in science, engineering, health, [ ].. ALA-APA Invites Library Staff and Libraries To Celebrate 6th Annual National Library Workers Day.. March 5, 2009.. (Chicago, IL) – The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) encourages all library staff and patrons nationwide to participate in National Library Workers Day on Tuesday, April 14, during National Library Week.. National Library Workers Day is a time to honor the contributions of all library workers, including librarians, support staff and others who make [ ].. Public library managers are invited to join the Certified Public Library Administrator Program.. CHICAGO The Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) Certification Review Committee (CRC) invites public library managers to apply for the Certified Public Library Administrator Program.. Candidates learn about budgeting, personnel, building management, grantwriting and more – the skills a manager needs in the 21st century.. The application deadline is March 20, 2009.. CPLA® has [ ].. ALA-APA Will Launch Support Staff Certification Program in 2010, One Year Early.. March 3, 2009.. Norman Oder, Library Journal: 12/4/2008 A support staff certification program planned by the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) should be able to launch in early 2010, a year ahead of schedule, ALA executive director Keith Fiels said at an Executive Board conference call November 17.. The program grows out of a grant from the [ ].. Salary Survey Deadline Extended to Friday, March 13.. It s not too late to submit your library s data for the 2009 Librarian Salary Survey! If you want to know if your public or academic library is part of the sample, call 800-448-4584 and ask for Jean Hannon.. They will gladly accept salary data through Friday, March 13.. All responding libraries receive a FREE 30-day [ ].. Anderson County Library Board, Lynn Sutton and Mohamed Ismail named winners of 2008-2009 SirsiDynix – ALA-APA award.. February 24, 2009.. The ALA-APA: the Organization for the Advancement of Library Employees (ALA-APA)  ...   Melinda Gates Foundation grant to help public libraries build skills and experience needed to increase local support and funding.. June 25, 2007.. $7.. 7 million grant will fund national training program for library staff and supporters (Washington, D.. ) – Susan Hildreth, president of the Public Library Association (PLA) announced during the 2007 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.. that the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded PLA a $7.. 7 million grant to develop and [ ].. ALA and Western Council to Develop Library Support Staff Certification with Laura Bush IMLS Grant.. June 19, 2007.. The American Library Association, in partnership with the Western Council of State Libraries, has been awarded $407,111 to develop the Library Support Staff Certification Program (LSSCP).. ALA and WCSL, led by project directors Nancy Bolt and Dr.. Karen Strege, will develop a national voluntary certification program for support staff in public and academic libraries.. Needs [ ].. PLA to introduce new “Toolkit for Success” at ALA Annual Conference.. June 12, 2007.. CHICAGO – The Public Library Association (PLA) will introduce its latest publication, “Libraries Prosper with Passion, Purpose and Persuasion: A PLA Toolkit for Success,” at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, DC, June 21-27, 2007.. The Toolkit will be available for purchase in the ALA Store for $100 ($90 with ALA member discount).. Best of ALA-APA Library Worklife Newsletter Sent to ALA Members.. June 11, 2007.. This week, the ALA-APA is sending out a free special issue of its electronic newsletter, Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today’s Leaders.. Twenty-six of the most popular articles from the past 3 ½ years are being emailed to ALA individual and institutional members.. Articles cover topics as diverse as successful pay raises in libraries, determining [ ].. New CPLA candidates and courses approved.. May 1, 2007.. The Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) Certification Review Committee (CRC) approved five candidates and one program course during the Spring 2007 review.. The new course in Marketing will be offered online by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.. The Certified Public Library Administrator program is [ ].. ALA-APA Library Salary Survey Deadline Extended.. April 17, 2007.. CHICAGO – Library Directors and Human Resources staff – Check your mail! Almost four thousand public and academic libraries were asked to participate in the 2007 ALA-APA Library Salary Survey and we would like more responses to ensure the most valid data set.. This year, the Librarian and Non-MLS Salary Surveys are combined.. The new [ ].. How do your library salaries measure up? Consult the Library Salary Database for industry-specific information.. April 3, 2007.. CHICAGO The Library Salary Databaseis a new easy-to-use tool that gives you instant access to the most comprehensive and accurate source for library employee salary information from a trusted source the ALA-APA: the Organization for the Advancement of Library Employees and the American Library Association (ALA) Office for Research and Development.. The Salary [ ].. From the Daily Digest of the Congressional Record.. March 2, 2007.. Employee Free Choice Act: The House passed H.. R.. 800, to amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations and to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing, by a recorded vote of 241 ayes to 185 noes, Roll No.. ALA-APA unveils Union Wiki.. February 28, 2007.. ( CHICAGO ) ALA-APA: the Organization for the Advancement of Library Employees announces the creation of ALA-APA Union, a user-contributed wiki.. This wiki is a resource both for current union members and for library professionals seeking information about joining or starting a union.. Unions are one of many ways library workers may improve salaries, [ ].. Libraries Nationwide Invited to Participate in ALA-APA Library Salary Survey.. CHICAGO Library Directors and Human Resources staff Check your mail! Almost four thousand public and academic libraries are being asked to participate in the 2007 ALA-APA Library Salary Survey.. The deadline is Friday, March 30, 2007, for completing the Web-based survey.. Letters will [ ].. Submit a Star for National Library Workers Day on April 17, 2007.. CHICAGO Start the celebration early for National Library Workers Day (NLWD) by submitting information about your favorite worker and what makes him or her special to the NLWD Stars Web site www.. org/about/nlwdstarsform.. html.. NLWD is celebrated on Tuesday, April 17, during the American Library Association (ALA)-sponsored National Library Week.. NLWD is sponsored by ALA-APA: [ ].. U.. S.. House of Representatives to Vote on Employee Free Choice Act Tomorrow, March 1, 2007.. The U.. House of Representatives will be voting on H.. 800, which protects employees right to form unions.. In June, 2006, the ALA Annual Conference, the ALA-APA Council voted in favor of a resolution supporting the Employee Free Choice Act http://www.. org/about/2005-2006APACD8_2R.. pdf.. The ALA Washington Office prepared a statement of ALA-APA Support.. The AFL-CIO Web [ ].. Alachua County Library District, Connie Dowell and Theresa McMahan named winners of the 2006-2007 Sirsi-Dynix ALA-APA Award for Improving Salaries.. February 27, 2007.. CHICAGO The ALA-APA: the Organization for the Advancement of Library Employees (ALA-APA) is pleased to announce that Alachua County Library District (Fla.. ), Connie Vinita Dowell (San Diego State University) and Theresa McMahan (Sullivan County Library System, Tenn.. ) are the winners of the third annual SirsiDynix ALA-APA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Promoting Salaries [ ].. New CPLA online courses and candidates approved.. February 16, 2007.. CHICAGO - The Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) Certification Review Committee (CRC) approved 28 candidates and eight more program courses at the 2007 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.. The Public Library Association (PLA) will manage the new courses.. The Certified Public Library Administrator program is a voluntary post-MLS certification program [ ].. ALA-APA Council passes resolution to endorse a nonbinding minimum salary for professional librarians.. February 13, 2007.. (CHICAGO) At the American Library Association (ALA) 2007 Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, January 19 24, the ALA-Allied Professional Association: the Organization for the Advancement of Library Employees (ALA-APA) Council adopted a resolution to endorse a nonbinding minimum salary for professional librarians.. The resolution states that: over three-quarters of respondent library workers support the establishment of [ ].. Librarian Salary Survey reports mean librarian salary up more than 4% to $56,259 in 2006.. November 3, 2006.. CHICAGO - The 2006 edition of the ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian Public and Academic (previously known as Librarian Salary Survey ) is available for purchase from the American Library Association (ALA) online store.. With data from more than 1,000 public and academic libraries, the mean salary reported increased 4.. 6 percent from 2005, up $2,480 in [ ].. ALA-APA Has a New Name.. August 1, 2006.. The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) Board of Directors, at its spring meeting, decided on a new informal name for the organization.. The legal/official name of the organization remains the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association, but the informal name, which will be used prominently in all media, is now ALA-APA: the Organization for the [ ].. New CPLA Courses and Candidates!.. At the 2006 American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, the Certified Public Library Administrator Program Certification Review Committee (CRC) approved two more courses for the CPLA program.. Both new online courses will be offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.. The approved courses are core Budget and Finance and Organization and [ ].. ALA-APA Surveys Non-MLS positions.. CHICAGO-The first edition of the ALA- Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) Non-MLS Salary Survey will be available in late August.. This is the first survey to collect information on a large number of the positions within libraries that do not require an MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution.. This study is a companion report to the [ ].. First Class of Certification Candidates Approved!.. April 27, 2006.. The Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) now has sixteen candidates for certification.. The CPLA Certification Review Committee approved them on National Library Workers Day, April 4.. Candidates have an average of 12 years of management experience and have supervised an average of 24 employees, and all are eager to begin the program.. Members of [ ].. AFSCME Local 1526 and James Fish are SirsiDynix ALA-APA Award Winners.. February 14, 2006.. CHICAGO The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is pleased to announce that AFSCME Local 1526 of the Boston Public Library and James Fish, director of the Baltimore County (Md.. ) Public Library are the winners of the second annual SirsiDynix ALA-APA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Promoting Salaries and Status for Library Workers.. Seven courses approved for Public Library Administrator Certification program.. CHICAGO -The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) Certification Review Committee has approved seven courses in its first application review during the American Library Association s Midwinter Meeting in San Antonio.. The approved courses cover all four core standards, as well as two of the five electives.. The standards [ ].. Libraries nationwide soon will receive non-MLS salary survey.. January 10, 2006.. CHICAGO The American Library Association (ALA) has collected and published salary information on librarians with ALA-accredited masters degrees since 1982.. In 2005, that survey was expanded to address the request by the library community to have state-level data.. In 2006, we will be conducting the first annual non-masters degree in library science (non-MLS) salary [ ].. Certified Public Library Administrator Program application process opens on January 17, 2006.. CHICAGO Public librarians what s next? Certification! The online application for the Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA) will become active on Tuesday, January 17.. Those who want to be the first to participate in this program may apply at www.. org/certification/cplaapplication.. The application fee for the CPLA program is $250 for American Library Association [ ].. The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association renaming contest deadline extended.. CHICAGO The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) has extended its renaming contest deadline to January 31, 2006, to provide additional time to suggest a new name that encompasses the organization s dual missions.. The ALA-APA was established in 2002 to offer certifications for library staff in specialized fields and to advocate for the status [ ].. The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association needs an extreme makeover for its name!.. October 3, 2005.. CHICAGO The American Library Association -Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is in search of a new name.. The American Library Association established the ALA-APA in 2002 to advocate for the status and to better the salaries for library workers, and to offer certifications for library staff in specialized fields.. With all the challenges ALA-APA faces [ ].. ALA survey of librarian salaries now has state-level reporting and includes smaller public libraries.. September 6, 2005.. CHICAGO The 2005 ALA Survey of Librarian Salaries will be available in October 2005.. The annual survey report has undergone three significant changes to help managers and librarians in academic and public libraries: small libraries were surveyed; the pool of respondents was tripled to capture state-level data; and salaries are not annualized.. The fourth [ ].. ALA and ALA-APA seek proposals for national salary surveys.. CHICAGO The American Library Association (ALA) and the ALA-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) are seeking proposals to conduct two national Web-based salary surveys and develop a searchable database from both surveys.. The first survey will be the 2006 edition of the long-standing series ALA Survey of Librarian Salaries.. The second survey will be [ ].. ALA-APA seeks providers for public librarian certification.. August 9, 2005.. CHICAGO The American Library Association Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) will be launching a certification program for public librarians in 2006.. Currently, ALA-APA is seeking educators to provide courses for candidates to fulfill for the Certified Public Library Administrator (CPLA) designation.. The certification program is based on the assumption that a broad range of [ ].. Maurice Freedman and Dorothy Morgan Win Dynix-ALA-APA Award for Promoting Salaries and Status for Library Workers.. August 5, 2005.. CHICAGO The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) is pleased to announce the winners of the first Dynix-ALA-APA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Promoting Salaries and Status for Library Workers.. Jury member James Hill, Chair of the ALA Library Support Staff Interests Round Table, said, We had many outstanding applications and it was [ ]..

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  • Title: Get Involved!
    Descriptive info: Top Ten Ways to Get Involved with the ALA-Allied Professional Association.. Volunteer for one of ALA-APA’s.. committees.. : (.. Salaries and Status of Library Workers, Publishing, Promotion and Fundraising, Certification.. Subscribe to the newsletter,.. Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today’s Leaders.. Write for.. Download the.. Better Salaries and Pay Equity Toolkit.. and find ways to use it in your library to improve salaries.. to ALA-APA—a complimentary copy of the advocacy  ...   giving $25 or more.. ALA-APA has no members and depends on your contributions.. Celebrate.. National Library Workers Day.. —the Tuesday of National Library Week.. Subscribe to either the MoneyTalks or Union.. electronic discussion lists.. Attend.. ALA-APA meetings and programs.. at ALA Midwinter and Annual Conferences.. Learn the.. facts.. and initiate.. discussions.. about improving salaries, pay equity, and certification with your colleagues, managers, trustees, and others.. Spread the word!.. Committee Volunteer Form..

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  • Title: Certification
    Descriptive info: 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:.. Further their professional education and development.. Move to a higher level of practical professional experience.. Improve career opportunities through professional expertise.. Demonstrate to colleagues, trustees and board of directors, patrons and the wider information community that the certified person has acquired a nationally and professionally recognized  ...   knowledge and skills essential to successful library management.. 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:.. Achieve recognition for your work.. Enhance your service.. Increase your skills knowledge.. Certification FAQ.. Certified Public Library Administrator Program (CPLA).. Library Support Staff Certification Program (LSSCP).. Certification Manual/ Guidelines.. History of ALA-APA Certifications.. Post-Masters Certification.. State/Regional Certifications (primarily for public library staff).. Certification Statements by Library Organizations.. Library School and Library Technical Assistant Programs..

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  • Title: Improving Salaries/Status
    Descriptive info: Revised Edition of the.. Advocating for Better Salaries Toolkit.. Improving the Salaries and Status of Library Workers.. State Libraries that collect salary data.. Salary Negotiation Articles.. Libraries that have raised library workers salaries and SirsiDynix Award winners.. Library School students use the ALA-APA.. Library Salary Database.. to negotiate your first salary!.. State Labor Legislation Enacted in 2011.. ALA-APA’s nationwide campaign provides workers with the tools and training that will allow them to reach the goals they have set for themselves and their institutions.. Utilize the following ALA-APA resources in your own campaign to raise the salaries and status of library employees.. ALA-APA Salary Surveys Comprehensive Data.. The Library Salary Database has current aggregated salary data for 68 library positions from more than 35,000 individual salaries of actual employees in academic and public libraries in the United States.. Ground your salary negotiations in current salary data tailored to your profession.. The ALA-APA Salary Surveys offer compensation data for librarians and also for non-MLS positions.. Data is arranged by position, organization type and region.. The Salary Surveys now available in several formats:.. Online:.. Library Salary Database Subscription Form.. for access to the results of the ALA-APA Salary Surveys online.. Print via the ALA Store:.. Library Salary Surveys.. See our.. Salary Survey Database.. page for more information.. Salary Surveys and Fact Sheets.. ALA-APA Salary Survey Summaries.. - These articles and fact sheets gloss past years data and provide context for current compensation information:.. 2012, Librarian.. (summary).. 2010, Librarian.. 2009, Librarian.. 2009, Librarian (impact on library services).. 2009, Librarian (impact on recruitment).. 2008, Librarian.. 2008, Supplemental Question: Benefits.. 2007, Librarian Non-MLS.. 2006, Librarian.. 2006, Non-MLS.. 2005, Librarian.. Occupational Employment and Wages.. The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program produces estimates for the nation as a whole, by state, by metropolitan or nonmetropolitan area, and by industry or ownership.. The Bureau of Labor Statistics produces occupational employment and wage estimates for over 450 industry classifications at the national level.. Librarian.. Library Technicians.. Library Assistants.. Library Science Educators.. Minimum Salaries by State.. Many states have recommended minimum salaries for librarians.. Raise the ceiling by raising the floor; use your state s recommendation to draw attention to low salaries and status in your area of the country.. Union Difference for Library Workers.. The Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO analyzed 2006 data from the.. ALA Salary Survey: Non-MLS Public and Academic.. and found that salaries were typically higher for staff in unionized libraries.. The ALA-APA Council passed a.. Living Wage Resolution.. supporting the annual updating of the $40,000 minimum salary  ...   ALA-APA and the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS) shine light on a long-overlooked area of librarianship the low salaries and status of library workers in small and rural libraries.. Library Workers Salary Fact Sheet.. The Department for Professional Employees, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (DPE, AFL-CIO) has compiled a list of demographic trends affecting library employment, including diversity, the wage gap and unionization.. Professional Women Salary Fact Sheet.. Library workers, predominately female, are underpaid relative to the education required and the complexity of the service we provide.. DPE, AFL-CIO outlines gender differences in education, occupational distribution and the union advantage.. Related Occupational Fact Sheets for Library Workers:.. Women in the Professional Workforce.. Teachers: Preschool through Postsecondary.. Professional and Technical Employees in the Labor Force.. Union Wiki.. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 edition.. The Median Salary Comparison offered by the.. Bureau of Labor Statistics.. offers 2011 median data for library workers and employees in several comparable, many male dominated, fields.. The graph below, using information taken from this site, starkly illustrates the differing salaries of comparable fields.. Occupation.. 2011 Mean.. Minimum Education Requirement.. Librarians.. $57,020 (.. 53,521.. ALA-APA Survey).. Master’s.. $32,070.. High School Diploma.. $25,570.. Accountants and Auditors.. $70,130.. Bachelor’s.. Administrative Services Managers.. $86,720.. Depends.. Architects.. $79,300.. Bachelor’s, License.. Archivists.. $50,140.. Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks.. $36,120.. Associate’s.. Civil Engineers.. $82,710.. Bachelors, License.. Computer Systems Analysts.. $82,320.. Customer Service Representatives.. $33,120.. Database Administrators.. $77,350.. Bachelor’s, Certification.. Editors.. $60,490.. Education Administrators, Post-secondary.. $97,170.. Firefighters.. $47,720.. Paralegals and Legal Assistants.. $49,960.. Associate’s, Certificate.. Teacher Assistants.. $25,270.. Urban and Regional Planners.. $67,350.. Response.. Library workers are outspoken when it comes to intellectual freedom and other issues that affect library users, but we have not been nearly as vocal on our own behalf.. Our challenge is clear.. :.. We must overcome the stereotype of the library worker as the selfless, dedicated and devoted worker, who is in the profession to do good and who will accept any pittance of pay.. We must promote a better understanding of what the librarian does.. No one will want to pay us more money if they have no idea what education, experience, judgment and special skills it takes for us to do our jobs.. We must contribute substantively to the fight for pay equity-it is our fight, too.. Women have been discriminated against in a variety of ways, a primary one being compensation.. Advocacy.. ALA Conference Programs and Meetings.. Awards.. Better Salaries Toolkit.. Resources.. Salary News.. Standing Committee on the Salaries and Status of Library Workers..

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    Descriptive info: Library Worklife:.. HR E-News for Today s Leaders.. http://www.. org.. Current Issue.. Past Issues.. Subscribe NOW!.. Call for Submissions.. Write for Library Worklife.. LW FAQ.. Privacy Statement.. LWN Home.. Welcome to.. !.. : HR E-News for Today s Leaders is a publication of the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA).. The newsletter began in January 2004 and is distributed electronically on the second Tuesday of each month.. ALA subscribers receive quarterly alerts highlighting the previous months articles.. informs readers about issues career advancement, certification, human resources practice, pay equity, recruitment,  ...   details.. Authors retain rights on articles printed.. Library Worklife Author Agreement.. Library Worklife is a benefit of ALA membership.. ISSN: 1550-3534.. Subscribe.. Subscribe via the.. RSS Feed.. Editors:.. Beatrice Calvin, Jamie Bragg.. Categories.. ALA-APA News.. Career Advancement.. HR Law.. HR Practice.. LW Tip.. Recruitment.. Spotlight.. Statistics.. Support Staff.. Unions.. Work/Life.. Information.. ISSN:.. 1550-3534.. Address:.. 50 E.. Huron St.. Chicago, IL 60611-2795.. USA.. Telephone:.. 312-280-4278.. Fax:.. 312-280-5297.. Toll Free:.. 800-545-2433.. TDD:.. 312-944-7298.. Toll Free TDD:.. 888-814-7692.. E-mail:.. info@ala-apa.. Copyright 2004 2014 ALA-APA.. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611, 312-280-4278,.. lswader@ala.. for more information..

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    Descriptive info: Do you want to write for Library Worklife?.. In upcoming issues, Library Worklife would like to cover the topics listed below,.. as well as others you suggest.. Writing for.. Library Worklife.. is.. EASY.. ! You can submit articles how your library handles an issue, describing your research on a topic, or your experience in a situation.. You can also write about how you feel a subject should be addressed within the library community.. will publish scholarly articles, news, noteworthy events, and individual profiles.. Add to your list of written works or begin your writing career with.. ! And the articles may be based on previously published pieces or presentations, if copyright allows their use.. For more information, see the.. I want to be in the Spotlight!.. Spotlight articles are entertaining, informative, and/or relevant to the library community.. They are chosen by the editor based on their potential to engage readers and generate excitement about the topic, which is open, but must be consistent with the missions of ALA-APA: improving salaries and status and certification.. I want to write about Career Advancement!.. The following are examples of.. topics.. would like to include in upcoming issues:.. Personal path series, including:.. Someone who has taken a path from support staff to library director.. Someone who has taken a non-traditional path to advancement.. Someone who became a consultant.. Someone who works for a vendor.. How committee work translated to a promotion.. Mentoring.. Coursework  ...   want to write about Recruitment!.. Local “Grow Your Own” programs targeting elementary, high school, and college students.. Leadership programs within libraries.. Mentorship programs.. Field experiences while in library-related degree programs.. Training programs for post-library-related degree recipients (MLS, LTA).. School-specific programs.. How immigration affects the pool of potential librarians.. Loan forgiveness programs.. Gender diversity within the profession.. I want to write about Salaries and Pay Equity!.. Salaries and Pay Equity.. Negotiating for salaries and benefits.. Successful local efforts to improve salaries.. Conducting pay equity studies, particularly in comparison with positions outside of libraries.. Origins of wage disparities.. Job evaluations.. Where library workers are paid well!.. Contractors’ perspectives.. Consultants’ perspectives.. I want to write about Statistics!.. National, regional, state, and local salary studies.. Research to collect and analyze salary statistics.. ,.. including collaborations.. I want to write about Support Staff!.. Support Staff.. Profiles of/essays by national and local award-winning support staff.. New or innovative approaches to teamwork.. Case studies of libraries that have fair divisions of labor.. LTA programs from a student’s point of view.. Support staff conference announcements and coverage.. Who are support staff?.. I want to write about Work/Life!.. Work/Life.. Doing more with less.. Workplace ergonomics, exercise, and stretches.. Change management.. Working a second job.. Stress reduction.. Great volunteer opportunities.. Libraries that offer perks like work-out facilities, massages, etc.. No one ever told me my job would include….. Strategies for balancing school and work.. Strategies for balancing family and work..

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    Descriptive info: Thanks to all who supported this year s event.. A good time was had by all and proceeds from the event support the.. ALA Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA).. work in promoting “the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library workers” through research, advocacy and enabling the certification of individuals in specializations beyond the initial professional degree.. The ALA-APA is a nonprofit organization  ...   to the.. If you were unable to attend, we would still appreciate your support.. You can make an online.. donation.. or you can send a check to the ALA-APA office at 50 East Huron, Chicago, Il 60611.. Mark your calendars for next year s event held on Saturday, January 31, 2015, 5 7 pm.. , during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago, IL..

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    Descriptive info: Give to ALA-APA!.. Select ALA-APA under ALA Major Initiatives.. As a service to members of the.. American Library Association.. and the library community, ALA-APA has two goals:.. 1: Working on your behalf to help you raise individual and collective salaries.. Collecting and reporting.. salary data.. Developing.. tools.. to help library employees at all levels improve their salaries and status.. Planning and delivering.. empowering programs at conferences.. Promoting our national day of recognition,.. , celebrated annually on the  ...   nationally-recognized, affordable, rigorious and accessible.. certification programs that are designed for specific specialties within librarianship.. Your contribution to the ALA-APA is not tax deductible as a charitable contribution.. Your contribution may be tax deductible as a business expense.. Thank you for your support!.. Be a Link in the Donors Circle!.. All donors who give $1000 or more become members of the ALA-APA Donors Circle.. Please be assured that your credit card transactions are routed through secure servers..

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