IS Teaching Methods Committee


The committee supports librarians who teach in academic libraries, by tracking emerging teaching methods, research, and theory.  It aims to encourage the professional development of librarians as educators, by disseminating information and resources concerning innovative and effective teaching methods, educational assessment, and instructional design and technologies.  Activities may include professional development offerings; online communications; and showcasing librarians and practice.


Samantha Kannegiser (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Angie Gerrard (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Camille Abdel-Jawad (Secretary, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Kevin Adams (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mr. Mark W. Duncan (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Rachel Edford (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ella Gibson (Member, December 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Ann Matsushima Chiu (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Cecelia L. Parks (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)

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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