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September 15, 2015 Committee Report

Name of Committee or Task Force*: Notable Children's Recordings
Priority Group Area *: Evaluation of Media (PGC II)
Current Chair(s)*: Barbara Scotto
Chair's Email*: bscotto@gmail.com
Committee/Task Force Members*: Carolyn Angus
Suzzanne Fuchs
Allison Gray
Cecily Pilzer
Ellen Spring
David Self
Heather Warren Smith
Janet Thompson
Has the committee recently reviewed its function statement to ensure the charge meets the responsibilities of the priority group area, recent changes to the professional environment, and facilitates the implementation of the ALSC Strategic Plan? Note: Recommendations should be submitted to Organizations & Bylaws. *: Yes
Summarize work accomplished, decisions reached, and follow-up action needed (objectives, timetable, and assignments) since your last meeting.*: At our meetings at Annual 2015, we discussed all of the titles currently nominated for the 2016 Notable Children's Recordings list.  Since that meeting, we have continued to review and nominate eligible titles for the list which we will finalize at Midwinter 2016.

Please describe the activities or resources the committee has created since the last report that have specifically supported and furthered ALSC’s Strategic Plan? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/stratplan*: As we create our list, we are aware of the importance of diversity in the library resources available to children.

When you communicate electronically, how are you preserving the work of the committee for the next committee?*: Saving emails in folder to forward to next chair., Chair is printing copies of substantive email to send to the ALSC office for the archive.
For non book and media award chairs- Did you attend or watch the online committee/task force orientation? http://www.ala.org/alsc/aboutalsc/coms (Award/Notable chairs attend a face-to-face orientation).*: Yes