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CRD nominating/sponsoring two PALS attendees

March 30, 2016

The CRD will again nominate and sponsor two PaLA Academy of Leadership Studies (PALS) attendees. In order to consider nomination by CRD, please submit your PALS application materials directly to CRD rather than to PALS. If we choose to nominate you, we will submit your application materials directly to PALS and, if you are accepted into the program, we will sponsor you. Our sponsorship will cover the cost of your program fee ($300). If you are not chosen by CRD, you will still have time to submit your application materials to PALS for their consideration.

Please keep in mind that a CRD nomination does NOT guarantee your acceptance into the PALS program.

In order to be considered for CRD nomination for PALS, please submit the following items to CRD at before Friday, April 22:

  • A letter of interest indicating why you feel you would be a good candidate for PALS and how you would like to serve PaLA
  • A current resume/CV

You will be notified of CRD’s decision whether or not to nominate you by Friday, April 29.

Prospective nominees/PALS attendees must meet the following requirements:

  • Degreed librarian (must have the degree before attending PALS)
  • Demonstrate leadership potential
  • Must be willing to remain at the hotel for the duration of the PALS workshop, including overnight
  • Must be willing to provide services to PaLA and the profession after completing the program
  • PaLA membership is not required to apply or attend, but will be required upon completion of the program.

PALS 2016 MLS/MLIS Librarian Program information:

For more information about PALS, visit

If you have questions about submitting your materials to CRD, please contact Christina Steffy, CRD chair, at

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