PLA /ALSC Every Child Ready To Read Oversight Committee

Charge

To provide oversight of the ECRR program including monitoring, promoting discussion and answering content questions on ECRR Facebook page; provide marketing and publication suggestions through existing ALA publications and educational events, including identification of external organizations; and recommend website updates to division staff. To provide advice on ECRR issues that may come to division staff and boards. To develop training opportunities in conjunction with division staff; update reading lists and early literacy activities as necessary; and to provide recommendations to the division boards on resources to maintain and enhance the project. Deliverables: the oversight committee will prepare regular reports at each Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference to the ALSC and PLA boards, providing recommendations for committee and staff work plans.

Roster

Dorothy M. Stoltz (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Marisa A. Conner (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Melissa Zymboly Depper (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Rita Hamilton (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Judy T. Nelson (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Jenna Nemec-Loise (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Michelle M. Willis (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Kathleen M. Hughes (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to July 22, 2016)
Joanna Ison (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)
Barbara A. Macikas (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to July 22, 2016)
Aimee Strittmatter (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to July 22, 2016)
Julianna Kloeppel (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

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Get Involved

To be a thriving, vibrant organization, PLA must have committed and active committee members. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please read and fill out the online volunteer form.

  • Volunteers are accepted on an ongoing basis.
  • Appointments are made by the PLA President and President-Elect, primarily in the spring.
  • Volunteers must be members of ALA and PLA.

Staff Liaison

Barbara Macikas
Executive Director
312-280-5028
bmacikas@ala.org