Children and Technology Committee


To educate and encourage youth librarians to be leaders on technology issues in their institutions. To identify technology issues impacting youth librarians and to disseminate information to the membership on these issues through programs, training opportunities, and publications both traditional and electronic. To select the recipient of an annual ALSC Media Mentorship Leadership Award (upon approval in 2017 by the ALA Award committee). To serve as a liaison to ALA-technology-related bodies as directed by the ALSC board.


Mrs. Amber Lea Creger (Chair, July 1, 2010, to July 30, 2011)
Ms. Kelley L. Beeson (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Jill A. Bickford (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Ms. Francesca Burgess (Member, July 1, 2010, to March 28, 2011)
Gretchen Caserotti (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Mrs. Patricia A. Havrin (Member, July 19, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Mr. Travis Jonker (Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Patty Saidenberg (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Mrs. Joella Peterson Bagshaw (Virtual Member, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Jeannie Chen (Virtual Member, July 19, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Kay M. Weisman (Consultant, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2010. Last retrieved on 01/19/2022. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The Children and Technology Committee, a virtual committee, consists of ten members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the two committee co-chairs, appointed in alternating years. (2 co-chairs + 8 members)


Established in 1997 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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