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2019 CLA Conference: League of Extraordinary Librarians
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Registration for the 2019 Annual CLA conference is now open!

 Export to Your Calendar 10/24/2019 to 10/26/2019
When: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Where: Pasadena, CA
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA  91101
United States
Contact: California Library Association
626-204-4071

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Registration Dates

Early Bird Deadline: September 6, 2019
Advanced Deadline: October 1, 2019
Onsite Registration: October 24-26, 2019

 

REGISTRATION TYPES

GENERAL REGISTRATION

Open to all individual CLA Members and Non-Members.

Follow the link to register: https://www.cla-net.org/event/CLA2019Registration 


 

SUPPORT AND LITERACY STAFF MEMBERS CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

The California Library Association (CLA) Board is excited to announce a limited number of scholarships available to cover the cost of registration fees for support staff and literacy staff wishing to attend the 2019 CLA Annual Conference in Pasadena.

ALL SUPPORT STAFF SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE BEEN AWARDED. Support Staff now receives as discount rate for conference. Literacy Scholarships are still available. The criteria remains the same for receiving the discounted rates – see below. Scholarships are not limited to CLA members but open to all that fit the support and literacy positions
described below.

The reduced rates are:
 
Early Bird Registration (Ends September 5, 2019)
Full Conference                       $165.00
One-Day Conference               $  75.00
 
Advance Registration (Ends October 1, 2019)
Full Conference                       $260.00
One-Day Conference              $  85.00

The rates will apply regardless of membership status of support services staff attendees.

Definition of Support Staff
The "Support Staff” category includes the following positions:  clerical positions, coordinators, library assistants, specialists, or “other” support staff - the support staff member cannot be in a supervisory role.

LITERACY SCHOLARSHIPS ARE STILL AVAILABLE
Literacy Staff and Volunteers working in the library’s adult literacy program and providing literacy services to adult learners and their families. Staff don’t have to be part of the CLLS program but they do have to be people providing adult literacy services and/or family literacy services THROUGH the adult literacy program

If you have questions please contact Beth Wrenn-Estes at execdir@cla-net.org

Follow the link to register. https://www.cla-net.org/event/CLA2019Registration

*select the SUPPORT AND LITERACY STAFF MEMBERS CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS attendee type. 


CLA INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS GROUP REGISTRATION 

  • REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE

    • Institution must be a member in good standing with CLA (dues paid). We encourage non-CLA institutional members who can meet the criteria to join CLA so they can participate in the group discounts.
    • Institution must register 25+ attendees in order to participate in the program.
    • Each institution may register, at no cost, up to 10 support staff and/or literacy staff members.
    • You may include the support staff and literacy staff as part of your 25+ spots.
    • CLA Institutional Members Group Registration is only available through Early Bird (September 6).

    DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION FEES

    Full Conference  $220.00
    One Day             $150.00

    • No distinction is made between a member and non-member. 
    • Attendees can include employees, Friends, Foundation members, Board members, Commissioners, elected officials, and other affiliated persons.
    • No special events are included in the price for registration fees.

    REGISTRATION PROCESS

    • CLA Institutional members must complete the official Institutional Member Registration Discount form and include on this form information for each attendee they are paying for.
    • Only the official Institutional Member Registration Discount form will be accepted for processing.
    • The Institutional Member Registration Discount form must be completed with all individuals’ names included before it is submitted. Partially-completed forms will not be accepted. Individuals cannot be added to the list once it has been submitted.
    • CLA will bill one invoice for the Institution’s group registration.
    • Each person listed on each institution’s Institutional Member Registration Discount form will then complete an individual Google Form. The link to the form will be provided to each individual by CLA via an email. Please make sure that you include an accurate email for each of the attendees you are listing.
    • Please make sure that each of the individuals knows you are including in the group registration so they don’t register on their own.
    • Remember that you get up to 10 Support Staff/Literacy Staff attendee free (as long as spots are available). 

     

    ALL SUPPORT STAFF SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE BEEN AWARDED.
    Support Staff now receives as discount rate for conference. Literacy Scholarships are still available. The criteria remains the same for receiving the discounted rates – see below. Scholarships are not limited to CLA members but open to all that fit the support and literacy positions described below.
    The reduced rates are:
      
    Early Bird Registration Ends September 5, 2019
    Full Conference                       $165.00
    One-Day Conference               $  75.00

    Advance Registration Ends October 1, 2019
    Full Conference                       $260.00
    One-Day Conference              $  85.00
     
    The rates will apply regardless of membership status of support services staff attendees.

    Definition of Support Staff

    The "Support Staff” category includes the following positions:  clerical positions, coordinators, library assistants, specialists, or “other” support staff - the support staff member cannot be in a supervisory role.

    LITERACY SCHOLARSHIPS ARE STILL AVAILABLE
    Literacy Staff and Volunteers working in the library’s adult literacy program and providing literacy services to adult learners and their families. Staff don’t have to be part of the CLLS program but they do have to be people providing adult literacy services and/or family literacy services THROUGH the adult literacy program"

    If you have questions please contact Beth Wrenn-Estes at execdir@cla-net.org

    Special Events: (Awards Gala, Beatty/CYRM Tea, All Conference Reception)

    • Institution Paying for Special Events: If the institution is paying for special event tickets for any individual, those events should be included on the form and paid for as part of the group registration. Please note that the special events are not discounted.

    • Institution Not Paying for Special Events: If individuals listed on the Institution’s registration list want a special event ticket but will pay for the ticket on their own, please indicate on the Google Form, sent from CLA, the special event tickets that will be purchased.  CLA will follow up with an invoice for payment.
  • Questions?

    Questions on CLA Institutional Group Discounts should be addressed to the CLA Office at Conference@cla-net.org or 626-204-4071. Please leave a message if voicemail picks up – you will receive a call-back.

      Follow the link to Download the CLA Institutional Member's Group Registration Form.