PARA Certification deadline is March 6, 2020. PARA certification is a voluntary program to formally certify paralibrarians who demonstrate breadth of knowledge in up to seven areas of expertise.
Deadline to submit nominations for Outstanding Library Support Staff of the Year 2020 and Paralibrarian Advocate of the Year 2020 for presentation at MLA's Annual Conference in May 2020, is April 3, 2020. These awards are given to a non-MLS library staffer who goes above and beyond the limits of the job title and a person who appreciates the value of paralibrarians in our libraries and who has worked to increase their opportunities and visibility.
Questions please contact Patty Bailey, Chair MLA Paralibrarian Section Awards, Morrill Memorial (Norwood) Library (firstname.lastname@example.org).