Great Websites Committee

Charge

To administer and evaluate ALSC's great sites within the criteria and procedures established for selection and reconsideration. To complete other web site selection tasks as appropriate. To maintain communication with the children and technology committee. To work closely with the ALSC staff liaison and the director of the ALA public information office. The committee will function electronically.

Roster

Katherine Opal Scherrer (REFORMA Representative, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015) - katie@connectedcommunitiesconsulting.com
Work Phone: (614) 216-0656
Connected Communities
Po Box 4181
Lexington, KY 40544

Ms. Lara Anne Crews (Co-Chair, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2015) - lara.crews@gmail.com
Work Phone: (336) 703-3044
Forsyth County Public Library
600 W 5th St
Winston Salem, NC 27101-2705

Ms. Kimberly Probert Grad (Co-Chair, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2015) - kimgrad@msn.com
Work Phone: (718) 623-7100 x117
Brooklyn Public Library
280 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn Heights Branch
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Paige Bentley-Flannery (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015) - paigeb@dpls.lib.or.us
Work Phone: (541) 617-7078
Fax: (541) 617-7073
Deschutes Public Library
601 NW Wall St
Bend, OR 97701-2617

Krishna Grady (Member, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2016) - kgrady@darienlibrary.org
Work Phone: (203) 669-5242
Darien Library
1441 Post Rd
Darien, CT 06820-5419

Joanne Kelleher (Member, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2016) - joannekelle@hotmail.com
Work Phone: (631) 269-3369
Kings Park Central School District Administration Building
101 Church St
Kings Park, NY 11754-1770

Mr. Ted McCoy (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015) - edwardmccoy@gmail.com
Work Phone: 413-263-6828 x201
Springfield (MA) City Library
Springfield City Library
220 State Street
Springfield, MA 01103

Ms. Alia Shields (Member, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2016) - alia.shields@gmail.com
Cherry Hill Public Library
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Lisa Taylor (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015) - shelfemployed@gmail.com
Work Phone: (609) 698-3331
Fax: (609) 698-9592
Ocean County Library
112 Burr St
Barnegat Branch Library
Barnegat, NJ 08005-2123

Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015) - jul_roach@yahoo.com
Work Phone: (857) 235-9820
Fax: (617) 349-4170
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138-4191

Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015) - lschulte@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-2165
Fax: (312) 944-7671
American Library Association/ALSC
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2729

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Great Websites for Kids Committee Manual

Click here to access a PDF of the Great Websites Committee Manual. [PDF - 290 KB]

Composition

The Great Websites Committee consists of 9 members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by two committee co-chairs. (2 co-chairs + 7)

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Great Websites Committee consists of 9 members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by two committee co-chairs. (2 co-chairs + 7)

Origin

Established in 1999 as the 700+ Great Sites Task Force 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

Laura Schulte-Cooper
lschulte@ala.org 
312-280-2163