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

Michael P. Santangelo (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Swalena A. Griffin (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Laura Bos (Virtual Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Jessica Brown (Virtual Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Clara Hendricks (Virtual Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Rachel Keeler (Virtual Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Nicole Lee Martin (Virtual Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Angela Nolet (Virtual Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Tara Jean Smith (Virtual Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mrs. Conni Strittmatter (Virtual Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mrs. Jane B. Marino (Consultant, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Dan Bostrom (Staff Liaison, August 4, 2013, to February 4, 2017)

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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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