Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos Committee

Charge

To select, annotate, and present for publication annually a list of notable videos of interest to children, available for use in homes and libraries, produced in the two calendar years prior to the date of their selection. Additionally, the committee will select the most distinguished American video for children, in accordance with the terms, definitions, and criteria governing the Carnegie Medal Award.

Roster

Maeve Visser Knoth (Chair, January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2012)
Ms. Marilyn Ackerman (Member, January 1, 2011, to December 31, 2012)
Mr. Alan Bern (Member, January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013)
Ms. Lizabeth L. Deskins (Member, January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013)
Nancy A. Eames (Member, January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013)
Susan Dove Lempke (Member, January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013)
Dr. Gwen M. Taylor (Member, January 1, 2011, to December 31, 2012)
Ms. Emily Ann Tichenor (Member, January 1, 2011, to December 31, 2012)
Ms. Rachel Wood (Member, January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013)
Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2011, to July 31, 2013)
Caroline M. Jewell (Staff Liaison, March 26, 2012, to March 30, 2014)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

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Composition

The Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos Committee consists of nine members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 8)

Origin

The Notable Children's Videos committee was established in 1964 and the Carnegie Medal Committee was established in 1990 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors. The committees were merged in 2009 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
312-280-2163