ALSC Mentoring Program
To be eligible for the ALSC Mentoring Program as a mentor or mentee, please fill out the application below. The objectives of the program are as follows:

1. Build the skills and confidence of early career children’s librarians and those new to the profession
2. Encourage personal and professional connections
3. Give members the opportunity to acquire peer-taught skills
4. Re-energize and re-invigorate members in their work
5. Create interest and familiarity with ALSC committee service and participation
6. Build familiarity with ALSC’s Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries
7. Foster the development of a new cohort of leaders
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  • child development
    administrative/management skills
    communication skills
    knowlegde of children's materials
    user and reference services
    programming skills
    advocacy/public relations/networking
    professionalism and professional development