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
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I don't know if this needs a seconder. But for the sake of having our ducks in a row, I second.
Chris, the Board is considered a committee of Council and as such does not need a seconder.<o:p></o:p>
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