Continuing Education Committee (CE)

Charge

To promote, coordinate, and evaluate the development of the association's continuing education initiatives and offerings; to assist the content experts throughout the association, including the sections with development and presentation of continuing education offerings and to facilitate their work as needed; to assist in the delivery of continuing education offerings through a variety of techniques and delivery mechanisms; to establish, maintain, and promote a comprehensive curriculum of continuing education offerings; to plan and monitor activities using the association's strategic and tactical plan as a framework. Replaced ALCTS education committee July 2009.

Roster

Mrs. Alison M. Armstrong (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Andrea Wirth (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Jessica Bitely (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Stephanie Bowe (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Aiping Chen - Gaffey (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Erin Elzi (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Wanda Jazayeri (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Matt Montgomery (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Joseph Daniel Olivarez (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Maria Milagros Pinkas (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mary B. Rieder (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Eva Sorrell (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Holly A. Tomren (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Julene L. Jones (Marketing Coordinator, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Jeremy J. Myntti (Marketing Coordinator, December 1, 2014, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Lisa Lorenzo (Intern, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Amanda Ann Stone (Intern, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Dan Tam Thi Do (E-Forum Coordinator, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Alana Nuth (E-Forum Coordinator, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mary B. Aycock (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Kathryn Balek (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Pamela Bluh (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Felicity A. Dykas (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mrs. Stephanie Handy (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Christina Hennessey (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Julia I. Hess (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Sara Mason (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Carolynne Myall (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Joseph M. Neumann (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Joseph R. Nicholson (Ex-Officio Member, August 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Vicki L. Sipe (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Keri Cascio (Staff Liaison, March 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Megan Dougherty (Staff Liaison, August 28, 2017, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/21/2017. Last retrieved on 10/21/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Continuing Education Committee consists of 16 members. Committee members serve as liaison representatives to ALCTS sections. A number of subcommittees assist with the work of the committee, particularly in the areas of publicity and marketing, technical support for online delivery, and assistance with online courses. Committee members are appointed by the president-elect of the association. Subcommittee members are appointed by the committee chair. Interns are welcome.

Subcommittees

  • Publicity/Marketing
  • Technical Support for Online Delivery
  • Online Course Administration

Origin

Established in 2009 at the request of the ALCTS Board of Directors. The CE committee supersedes the ALCTS Education Committee, which was disbanded in 2009. The change was made in order to emphasize the importance of continuing education for the association.

Get Involved

ALCTS values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the Continuing Education committee. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee and be able to work between meetings via e-mail and ALA Connect. Most members are required to attend Midwinter Meetings and Annual Conferences, but there are opportunities for participating online only. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1. Express your interest in serving on this committee by filling out an application form.