CEC / EI National Committee

Partnership Education Committee:

The Partnership Education Committee is responsible for creating and encouraging professional development opportunities for the approximately 7500 individual members of Partnership associations. This is currently achieved through the administration of the Education Institute (EI) and the Continuing Education Certificate program (CEC). The objective of the committee is to develop programming for EI webinars and courses, and to manage the EI and CEC offerings as benefits for individual association members.

The Education Committee is led by a chair that organizes the agenda for the committee’s meetings, ensures that the direction and actions of the committee are in line with the aims of the Partnership, and reports to the Partnership at bi-annual meetings. The OLA Education Manager and Education Coordinator are standing members who oversee scheduling and delivery of the Education Institute webinars and courses. The LAA Executive Director is a standing member who oversees the administration of the Continuing Education Certificate program. Additional committee members are chosen based on experience and expertise with an aim to represent the various library sectors.

Responsibilities of the Committee:

      1. Recruit content ideas and speakers for webinars and courses
      2. Attend Education Committee meetings (6 - 12 per year, by teleconference)
      3. Prepare bi-annual reports for distribution to the Partnership board

Term: A minimum term of 2 years is recommended for all committee members.

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