Education Committee

Charge

To review the elements considered essential to the formal academic and continuing education of children's librarians. To inform the ALSC Board of members' needs and concerns regarding continuing education, and to assist in the initiation of programs and new publications to meet these needs and concerns. To represent ALSC at appropriate ALA committees, councils, and assemblies, and to serve as a liaison to these bodies as directed by the ALSC board. To be responsible for periodic review of ALSC Competencies.

Roster

Ms. Tiffeni Fontno (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - tiffeni.fontno@bc.edu
Work Phone: (617) 552-1172
Fax: (617) 552-1769
Boston College/Educational Resource Center
33 Cogswell Ave #1
Cambridge, MA 02140
Rachel Reinwald (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - rreinwa2@gmail.com
Work Phone: (847) 912-5806
Lake Villa District Library
3601 Walters Ave
Northbrook, IL 60062-4244
Susan Lynn Bock (Virtual Member, September 19, 2018, to June 30, 2019) - sbock@wcpss.net
Wake County Public School System
Elisa Gall (Virtual Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - elisamcclain@gmail.com
Work Phone: (847) 580-8908
Deerfield Public Library
920 Waukegan Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Dr. Ann Hotta (Virtual Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - ahotta@cityofberkeley.info
Work Phone: (510) 981-6199
Berkeley Public Library Central Library
2090 Kittredge St
Berkeley, CA 94704-1427
Melanie A. Lyttle (Virtual Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - melanie.lyttle@madison-library.info
Work Phone: (440) 428-2189
Fax: (440) 428-7402
Madison Public Library
6111 Middle Ridge Rd
Madison, OH 44057-2808
Mrs. Amanda Yother (Virtual Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - amanda.yother@gmail.com
Work Phone: (931) 372-6487
Tennessee Technological University
254 Whitson Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
Kay M. Weisman (Consultant, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - weismankay@gmail.com
Nina Lindsay (Board Liaison, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019) - ninaalsc@gmail.com
Work Phone: (510) 238-6706
Oakland Public Library
125 14th St Rm 6
Oakland, CA 94612-4397
Kristen Figliulo (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2025) - kfigliulo@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-4026
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Composition

The Education Committee, a virtual committee, consists of two co-chairs plus five members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving two-year terms. The co-chairs are appointed in alternating years.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Education Committee, a virtual committee, consists of two co-chairs plus five members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving two-year terms. The co-chairs are appointed in alternating years.

Origin

Established in 1979 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