ALLA's Education Committee "promotes the education and training of library personnel in the State and works with schools providing education for librarianship in furthering their programs." -- Alabama Library Association Handbook, 9.4.
Contact the Chair if you would like more information about or to help with the Education Committee.
Alabama Library Education Programs
The following institutions offer library education programs. Most of these are aimed at School Media. If you have questions about any of these programs, please contact the institution. If you know of any other programs that should be added to this list, please contact the Chair of the Education Committee (below).
- Alabama State University
- Auburn University
- Jacksonville State University
- University of Alabama
- University of South Alabama
- University of West Alabama
ALLA Scholarship Fund
The Alabama Library Association established a Scholarship Fund to assist those interested in the field of librarianship. All application material is due by June 1. For more information, please visit the Scholarship Fund site.
Continuing Education and Professional Development
Many of the divisions, committees, and roundtables of ALLA offer continuing education and professional development opportunities. Visit those pages for more information.
Paralibrarians who are members of ALLA have an opportunity to obtain continuing education credit through ALLA’s partnership with the Idaho Commission for Libraries’ ABLE and SABLE programs. For more information, please contact the Paraprofessional Round Table (PART).
Lawson State Community College
3060 Wilson Road, SW
Birmingham, AL 35221