CAEP Coordinating Committee

Chair: Sherry Crow email icon

Staff liaisons: Sylvia Knight Norton email icon and Laura Dare email icon

Board liaison: Audrey Church email icon

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Charge

To work with AASL and the ALA Office of Accreditation (OA) staff to coordinate the responsibilities associated with ALA’s participation in the CAEP accreditation process.

Function

  • Work with the ALA Office of Accreditation (OA) to develop and deliver informational meetings about the CAEP process at the ALA Midwinter Meetings and Annual Conferences.
  • Work with OA to deliver training in program review at the ALA Midwinter Meetings and Annual Conferences.
  • Develop information materials in print and electronic formats about the CAEP process for distribution.
  • Recruit individuals to serve as program reviewers.
  • Encourage programs in CAEP schools to submit to the program review process.
  • Act as liaison to other ALA bodies with an interest in accreditation of library programs.
  • Recommend individuals qualified to serve in various CAEP positions to the AASL Board of Directors.