Updated: January 5, 2013
We’re seeking protégés and mentors for our 2013-2014 Mentoring Program. The APALA Mentoring Program provides new and future librarians with professional and personal development, inspiration, and encouragement through supportive coaching and guidance. Mentoring establishes relationships between future librarians and established professionals in addition to enhancing communication and leadership in APALA, as well as the wider professional community.
Prospective protégés are library school students or librarians with no more than three years of professional experience. Protégés must be or agree to become APALA members for the duration of the program. Interested mentors are APALA members who possess at least three of years professional experience and are active in professional library associations.
For more information or to apply online to be a protégé or a mentor, visit APALA Mentoring Program at http://www.apalaweb.org/membership/mentoring-program/. The application deadline is January 4, 2013.
UPDATE: 2013 applications are now closed. However, please consider applying for 2014 when announcements are made toward the end of the year.