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ROSTER


2008-2009 Charge

TYPE: Process Committee

PURPOSE: To support the career development and continuing professional education needs of members in accordance with the AALL Professional Education Policy and the Competencies of Law Librarianship in programming outside the Annual Meeting.

CHARGE: To achieve this purpose, the Continuing Professional Education Committee will:

  • continuously advise, advocate, support and encourage AALL continuing professional education efforts outside of the Annual Meeting
  • work in collaboration with the AALL Education Manager to further develop and maintain the Continuing Professional Education policy and the Competencies of Law Librarianship
  • promote and support development of continuing professional education programming by members and association entities
  • further develop and administer the AALL/BNA Continuing Professional Education Grants Program
  • educate and inform members about the AALL Continuing Professional Education Program and publicize opportunities
  • oversee the AALLNET Calendar of Events and Speakers Directory; develop appropriate policies and procedures
  • use available technologies to bring programming to members
  • monitor and evaluate continuing professional education trends, education efforts and developments, and new technologies of the library and larger community
  • study costs and pursue ways to provide quality, affordable programming for members

TENURE: Membership on the Committee shall normally be for two years, except that the Vice Chair and Chair will each serve three (3) years. The returning member selected as Vice Chair at the end of the first year shall serve in that capacity in the second year, and become the Chair of the committee for an additional third year.

SIZE: The Committee shall normally consist of a Chair, a Vice Chair, seven members, and a non-voting Executive Board liaison. The Chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee will serve as an ex officio member. The AALL Education Manager will serve as the Staff Liaison.

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE:

Goal I: Leadership
Goal II: Education

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/STRUCTURES: The Continuing Professional Education Committee will work collaboratively with other AALL committees, SIS's, chapters, and other entities to provide support to education programs outside of the annual meeting. The chair of the Continuing Professional Education Committee serves as an ex-officio member of the Annual Meeting Program Committee, and the chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee serves as an ex-officio member of the Committee on Professional Education. The Education Manager and other AALL staff will act as a bridge to the efforts and initiatives of both committees.

2007-2008 Charge

PURPOSE: To support the career development and continuing professional education needs of members in accordance with the AALL Professional Education Policy and the Competencies of Law Librarianship.

CHARGE: To achieve this purpose, the Continuing Professional Education Committee will:

  • continuously advise, advocate, support and encourage AALL continuing professional education efforts outside of the annual meeting
  • work in collaboration with the AALL Education Manager to further develop and maintain the Continuing Professional Education policy and the Competencies of Law Librarianship
  • promote and support development of continuing professional education programming by members and association entities
  • further develop and administer the AALL/BNA Continuing Professional Education Grants Program
  • educate and inform members about the AALL Continuing Professional Education Program and publicize opportunities
  • oversee the AALLNET Calendar of Events and Speakers Directory; develop appropriate policies and procedures
  • use available technologies to bring programming to members
  • monitor and evaluate continuing professional education trends, education efforts and developments, and new technologies of the library and larger community
  • study costs and pursue ways to provide quality, affordable programming for members

SIZE: The Committee shall normally consist of a Chair, eight members, and a non-voting Executive Board liaison. The Chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee will serve as an Ex Officio member. The AALL Education Manager will serve as the Staff Liaison.

TENURE: Membership on the Committee shall normally be for two years.

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES: The Continuing Professional Education Committee will work collaboratively with other AALL committees, SISs, chapters, and other entities to provide support to education programs outside of the annual meeting. The Continuing Professional Education Committee will partner with the Annual Meeting Program Committee to deliver appropriate annual meeting education programs to the wider AALL membership. The Education Manager and other AALL staff will act as a bridge to the efforts and initiatives of both committees.