Children and Technology Committee

Charge

To educate and encourage youth librarians to be leaders on technology issues in their institutions. To identify technology issues impacting youth librarians and to disseminate information to the membership on these issues through programs, training opportunities, and publications both traditional and electronic. To select the recipient of an annual ALSC Media Mentorship Leadership Award (upon approval in 2017 by the ALA Award committee). To serve as a liaison to ALA-technology-related bodies as directed by the ALSC board.

Roster

Gretchen Caserotti (Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Mrs. Amber Lea Creger (Chair, July 1, 2010, to July 30, 2011)
Mrs. Sondra Eklund (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Alex Graves (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mrs. Jennifer Lida Hopwood (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mr. Travis Jonker (Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Debra H. Marshall (Member, July 1, 2011, to October 17, 2012)
Jennifer L. Salas (Member, April 21, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
John E. Schumacher (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Larence James Wawro (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mrs. Joella Peterson Bagshaw (Virtual Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Kay M. Weisman (Consultant, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

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Composition

The Children and Technology Committee, a virtual committee, consists of ten members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the two committee co-chairs, appointed in alternating years. (2 co-chairs + 8 members)

Origin

Established in 1997 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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