ALSC Online Courses

Final Week to Register for ALSC Online Courses

ALSC Online EducationThis is the final week to sign up for fall 2012 ALSC online courses!

This fall, ALSC is offering five online courses including a new course taught by former ALSC President Thom Barthelmess and two courses that are eliglibe for CEUs, continuing education units.

ALSC online courses are designed to fit the needs of working professionals. Courses are taught by experienced librarians and academics. As participants frequently noted in post-course surveys, ALSC stresses quality and caring in its online education options. Courses start Monday, October 1, 2012. Registration is now open.

Online Courses — Fall 2012

ALSC Core Competencies: Serving Children with Distinction and Commitment
6 weeks, October 1 — November 9
Instructor: Thom Barthelmess, Curator of the Butler Children’s Literature Center, Dominican University

The Caldecott Medal: Understanding Distinguished Art in Picture Books
6 weeks, October 1 — November 9
Instructor: Kathleen T. Horning, Director, Cooperative Children’s Book Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Connecting with ‘Tween Readers
4 weeks, October 1 — October 26
Instructor: Edward T. Sullivan, Rogue Librarian/Writer

Out of this World Youth Programming*
6 weeks, October 1 — November 9
Instructor: Angela Young, MSLS, Youth Services Librarian, Lorain Public Library System

Series Programming for the Elementary School Age*
4 weeks, October 1 — October 26
Instructor: Lisa M. Shaia, Children’s Librarian, Oliver Wolcott Library

* Indicates CEU eligible course

Detailed descriptions and registration information is available on the ALSC Online Education website. Fees are $115 for personal ALSC members; $165 for personal ALA members; and $185 for non-members. Questions? Please contact ALSC Program Officer Jenny Najduch at 1 (800) 545-2433 ext. 4026 or

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