Inside ALA’s Emerging Leaders Program: How the Georgia Library Association Can Help You Get Involved
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The American Library Association Emerging Leaders program, begun in 2006, has helped hundreds of librarians to improve their leadership ability, network with peers, and become involved with ALA. This article details the program's structure, content, goals, and future, and provides an insider’s look at its outcomes. The authors, two past GLA Emerging Leaders, share their thoughts on the program's efficacy and benefits. Finally, information on how the Georgia Library Association (and other ALA affiliates) can help future participants is included.