Interdivisional Committee on School/Public Library Cooperation (AASL/ALSC/YALSA)
Chair: Elizabeth Marcoux
AASL staff liaison: Allison Cline
Gather information on twenty-first century learning needs and the library’s role in supporting every child’s acquisition of skills which lead to success in starting school and transitioning to careers and/or college. Identify best practices, programs, and necessary resources (including staffing and space) that bolster efforts to both of these demographics.
Maintain and update the resources that have been compiled on the ALA website
Develop training workshops and/or programs on cooperative or collaborative projects and present them at conferences, institutes and for other organizations serving youth.
Detail findings in articles and books for division publications.
The chair of the committee will rotate among the three divisions as follows:
- 2013-14, chair will be a member of AASL, appointed by the AASL president-elect
2014-15, chair will be a member of ALSC, appointed by the ALSC president-elect
2015-16, chair will be a member of YALSA, appointed by the YALSA president-elect
Subsequent years will continue the same rotation.
For more information on the Minimum Intended Outcomes for this committee, consult the Committee Chair Handbook