Public Librarian Professional Certificate Professional Development Resources

 

If you are unsure whether your chosen professional development activity will meet State Education Department requirements, contact your employer or Mary Landor, (518) 486-2195.

Approved Professional Development Activities | Approved Professional Development Providers

WebJunction

An online community dedicated to networking, information sharing, and quality online courses provided at the lowest cost possible to the library community.

The New York Library Association

Information on professional development opportunities, professional conferences, NYLA Institutes, and other resources for librarians in New York State.

 

New York 3Rs Association

These are chartered educational institutions resulting from the association of a group of institutions of higher education, libraries, nonprofit educational institutions, hospitals, and other institutions organized to improve reference and research library service. There are nine across the state and many offer professional development activities. Check the calendars on their web sites.

Classes at the New York State Library

These classes, for those who live in the capital region or will be visiting, cover a broad range of topics.

ALA’s Reference and User Services Association

Online course offerings.

ALA’s Public Library Association

Certified Public Library Administrator (CPLA) courses, which may be taken as professional development courses for certificate holders.

Last Updated: March 17, 2014 --asm; for questions or comments, contact us