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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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.


  • 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.

For more information on the Minimum Intended Outcomes for this committee, consult the Committee Chair Handbook pdf icon