Join or Renew

See membership types below.
 
Why Join?            

 

PSLA is dedicated to enabling every student to pursue information and to promote the ideas and practices of better school libraries. Becoming a member of PSLA affords you professional development, library services, and more.  If you have any questions, please contact the Membership Coordinator - Lindsey Long: [email protected]

Joining PSLA will:

  • Enable you to have a voice to positively impact the field of school librarianship
  • Provide you with current trends and best practices for professional growth
  • Provide opportunities to collaborate and network with fellow school librarians to impact student achievement

PSLA Listserv

The listserv is open only to members of PSLA. To post to the listserv, you must use the email address associated with your PSLA membership. When posting to the listserv please follow the guidelines stated in the PSLA Listserv Policy.

Any questions concerning your ability to access the listserv, please contact the Listserv Manager - Nancy Latanision: [email protected]


 

Tips for Renewing Your Membership

  • Renewing Your Membership (coming soon)
  • Rejoining After Membership Lapsed (coming soon)
  • Finding an Invoice on Your Member Profile (coming soon)

Reminders

  • Please consider using your home email address when joining PSLA since many school district filters block email communication.
  • PSLA requires your school district's purchase order and your membership renewal information.
  • Please remit payment within 30 days of joining or renewing.
  • Please log-in to your profile if you have had a change of address, email or phone number.

A PSLA Membership Directory can be accessed in the PSLA Schoology Resources folder.


 

Membership Types

Active Members

  • Pennsylvania practicing school librarians (school geographic location)
  • Retired school librarians
  • Teachers, directors, or supervisors in the field of school library media services

This category affords the member an active voice with all voting privileges in the Association, receipt of all publications, as well as the opportunity to serve the Association in leadership capacities.

All Pennsylvania practicing school librarians seeking membership fall under the "Active" membership category.

Active Member dues -  $60
Retired Active Member dues -  $60

 

Associate Members

  • Students enrolled in a full-time undergraduate school library program
  • Retired school librarians
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Individuals not actively involved in the school library media field
  • Individuals and/or organizations actively promoting education throughout the Pennsylvania
  • Out-of-State school librarians (school geographic location)
This membership type does not include the opportunity to serve the Association in leadership capacities.
This category will include a subscription to only online publications and will not include voting privileges.

Associate Member dues -  $30
Retired Associate Member dues - $30
Student Member dues -  $20

 

Honorary Membership (Lifetime Members)

  • Individuals designated by the Board who have served the profession with distinction
  • Recipients of the Distinguished Contributor Award

Honorary membership privileges for life shall be that of the recipient’s membership status at the time of the award.