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Find a Mentor
The LLAMA mentoring program pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who are interested in becoming leaders. As a mentee you can work one-on-one with an experienced colleague while you explore your leadership potential while building skills and relationships for your career. The program runs from the ALA Annual Convention in June - April 30 of the following year.

The 2018-19 application process is now open.  All interested members are invited to review the following materials and apply:

LLAMA Mentee Fact Sheet (pdf)

Mentee Application (via Survey Monkey)

Learning
LLAMA is continuously education in support of our Communities of Practice members and our leadership and management competencies program.

Online Learning
Online learning for 2018 is being finalized now, and the new schedule of online courses and webinars will be available in February.

2018 ALA Annual Conference
LLAMA will provide nearly 20 programs and three preconferences at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, June 22-25. The full schedule of programs will be available in spring 2018, and preconference registration is available now.

2018 ALA Leadership Institute
LLAMA is a partner in supporting the annual ALA Leadership Institute. Approximately 35 participants are selected each year, and the application process is now open. Applications will be accepted through March 9, 2018, and applicants may nominate themselves or be nominated by their employer.