Function: To assist with the planning and implementation of a week-long national initiative to that gives libraries the opportunity to feature all of their non-print resources for teens and their families. Committee responsibilities include: Developing content for the Teen Tech Week web site such as professional resources for library staff, program ideas and lists of recommended resources; promoting Teen Tech Week through efforts such as: contributing items to appropriate magazines, blogs, etc. for the library and education fields and/or offering conference programs and publications as appropriate; assisting staff with the selection of an annual theme. Committee Size: 7 virtual members, including at least two members from the previous year
Date of Completion: Continuing
Membership: 7 virtual members, including at least two members from the previous year.
- Current membership in YALSA
- In order to accomplish work in a virtual environment taskforce members must be competent users of web 2.0 tools, including but not limited to wikis, e-chats and ALA Connect.
- Strong marketing skills
- Experience with planning and implementing TTW celebrations
- Up to date on teen trends and pop culture
For information on the responsibilities of committee/jury/taskforce members, visit YALSA's Handbook.
Term of Office: 1 year, commencing after Annual and ending after Annual.
History: Established as Task Force at Midwinter 2006, established as committee at Annual 2007, charge updated in March 2011
Staff Liaison: Anna Lam