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Susan Hildreth's picture

Resolution re education requirements for ALA Executive Director

Resolved, that the American Library Association (ALA), on behalf of its members:

1. amends the educational qualification for the ALA Executive Director to make an ALA-accredited Master's Degree or a CAEP-accredited Master's Degree with a specialty in school library media a preferred but not required educational qualification.

Mover: Susan H. Hildreth, on behalf of the Executive Board

NOTE:  Background documents presented to the 2017 Midwinter Council are available at: http://connect.ala.org/node/270833

The ballot will open at 12 noon CST today and close at 12 noon CST on Monday, November 20th.  

Chris Corrigan's picture

I don't know if this needs a seconder. But for the sake of having our ducks in a row, I second.

JoAnne M. Kempf (staff)'s picture

Chris, the Board is considered a committee of Council and as such does not need a seconder.

JoAnne Kempf

Director, Office of ALA Governance

American Library Association

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Chicago, IL  60611


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