Early Childhood Programs and Services

Charge

To identify and disseminate information on effective, cooperative, or innovative programs for young children to libraries, childcare providers, and community agencies serving young children (birth to 5). To develop training workshops on early childhood programs and services and present them at conferences and institutes and for other institutions serving youth. To update and develop ALSC resources with early literacy information. To cooperate as appropriate with other ALSC committees and other associations working with the young child to initiate activities and projects.

Roster

Kimberly Alberts (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - kimberlyalberts924@gmail.com
Work Phone: (330) 814-3922
Fax: (330) 814-3922
Akron-Summit County Public Library
4892 Lawson Dr.
Stow, OH 44224
Stephanie C. Prato (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - sprato@simsburylibrary.info
Simsbury Public Library
725 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
Kristen Rocha Aldrich (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - rocha.kristen@gmail.com
Work Phone: (212) 621-0644
New York Public Library
445 Fifth Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Ms. Eiyana Dainik Favers (Member, October 31, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - efavers@gmail.com
Work Phone: (443) 467-6897
Enoch Pratt Free Library
Tori Ann Akemi Ogawa (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - ta_ogawa@yahoo.com
Work Phone: (360) 297-3330
Kitsap Regional Library
26159 Dulay Rd Ne
Kingston Library
Kingston, WA 98346
Katherine Opal Scherrer (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - katie@connectedcommunitiesconsulting.com
Work Phone: (614) 216-0656
Connected Communities
Po Box 4181
Lexington, KY 40544-4181
Stephanie Joan Smallwood (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - stephanies@thelibrary.org
Work Phone: (417) 616-0585
Springfield-Greene County Library District
4653 S. Campbell Ave.
Springfield, MO 65810
Susan Spicer (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - sspicer@slcolibrary.org
Work Phone: (801) 944-7633
Salt Lake County Library
2197 Fort Union Blvd.
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Ms. Meredith C. Steiner (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - meredith.steiner@sfpl.org
Work Phone: (415) 355-5791
San Francisco Public Library
West Portal Branch Library
190 Lenox Way
San Francisco, CA 94127-1113
Christine D. Caputo (Consultant, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - caputoc@freelibrary.org
Work Phone: (215) 686-5372
Fax: (215) 686-5374
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St
YSP - Room 5
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Angela Hubbard (Staff Liaison, June 1, 2015, to July 31, 2020) - ahubbard@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-1398
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Composition

The Early Childhood Programs and Services consists of nine members, including two co-chairs who are appointed in alternating years. Members are appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving two-year terms and led by the committee co-chairs. (Two Co-Chairs + 7)

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Early Childhood Programs and Services consists of nine members, including two co-chairs who are appointed in alternating years. Members are appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving two-year terms and led by the committee co-chairs. (Two Co-Chairs + 7)

Origin

Established in June 1972 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Get Involved

ALSC and ALA value committed and active committee members. Qualified ALSC members are welcome to volunteer to serve on ALSC's committees. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other ALSC committees by filling out an ALSC committee volunteer form. Depending on the committee, appointments take place either in the spring or fall. Accordingly, committee service begins either following Annual Conference or Midwinter Meeting.

Staff Liaison

ALSC
alsc@ala.org
312-280-2163