ALA-APA Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC)

LSSC is designed to recognize the value and accomplishments of Library Support Staff. The LSSC Program is managed by the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA), and Library Juice Academy has developed a set of approved courses that allow you to earn this certification. Each of the ten courses we offer in the program addresses one of the ten competency sets defined by ALA-APA. There are three required courses, and seven electives, out of which candidates select three. Classes are six weeks in length.

NameInstructorSessionPrice
LSSC Elective Competencies: Youth Services2020-12 (Dec), 2021-10 (Oct)$250.00
LSSC Elective Competencies: Collection Management2020-11 (Nov), 2021-09 (Sep)$250.00
LSSC Elective Competencies: Access Services2021-07 (Jul)$250.00
LSSC Elective Competencies: Cataloging and Classification2021-03 (Mar)$250.00
LSSC Elective Competencies: Adult Readers’ Advisory Services2020-10 (Oct), 2021-08 (Aug)$250.00
LSSC Elective Competencies: Supervision and Management2021-06 (Jun)$250.00
LSSC Elective Competencies: Reference and Information Services2021-04 (Apr)$250.00
LSSC Required Competencies: Communication and Teamwork2021-01 (Jan), 2021-11 (Nov)$250.00
LSSC Required Competencies: Technology2021-05 (May)$250.00
LSSC Required Competencies: Foundations of Library Services2021-02 (Feb)$250.00