CJCLS Committee on Library Staff Education


To collect and disseminate information related to library staff and technician educational programs; to collaborate with existing organizations that focus on library staff or the education & training of library staff; to investigate and recommend guidelines and standards related to library staff educational programs.


Casandra Norin (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Trista Nelson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Ronald S. Russ (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Susan Lynn Smith (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jill Sodt (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

Displaying active committee roster as of 03/31/2023. Last retrieved on 03/31/2023. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.


ALA Connect Community

CJCLS Committee on Library Staff Education List
Official members of this section committee are automatically added to the committee’s Connect space and subscribed to the email list.

You can post to the list by sending an email to ALA-ACRL-CJCLS-LSE@ConnectedCommunity.org or by creating a new post directly in the Connect community.


The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org