ALA Council

Resolution re education requirements for ALA Executive Director

  • 1.  Resolution re education requirements for ALA Executive Director

    Posted Nov 13, 2017 10:01 AM
    Edited by Unknown Apr 06, 2018 02:18 PM

    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/communities/community-home/digestviewer/viewthread?MessageKey=022406b0-a131-4092-90b1-1c309aa01c4e


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



  • 2.  RE: Resolution re education requirements for ALA Executive Director

    Posted Nov 13, 2017 10:22 AM

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



  • 3.  RE: Resolution re education requirements for ALA Executive Director

    Posted Nov 13, 2017 10:45 AM

    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

    50 E. Huron Street

    Chicago, IL  60611

    312-280-3212

    1-800-545-2433 ext. 3212

    312-280-5014 (fax)

    jkempf@ala.org

    www.ala.org

     

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