About Continuing Education Committee:
To monitor continuing education needs and opportunities in Virginia.
1. To identify and publicize continuing education opportunities to enhance the quality of library service to Virginians.
2. To gather information related to continuing education issues such as certification and distance learning for the Association, as requested by the Executive Committee.
C. Officers and Membership:
The chair is appointed by the vice president/president-elect for a two-year term and serves as a member of Council. During the second year of his/her term, the chair may recommend a chair designee to the vice president/president elect for the upcoming year.
The second vice president appoints at least seven members and invites a representative of the Library of Virginia to serve as an ex officio (non-voting) member. Terms are for two years and are staggered.
a. Pay Association dues by January 1 of each year of office.
b. Attend VLA Council meetings and participate in the affairs of the Association.
c. Initiate and maintain communication with members of the committee.
d. Plan, promote, and sponsor committee activities, continuing education programs, and annual conference programs as needed. (See Program Expense Estimate Sheet, Appendix D)
e. Maintain record of committee activities; preserve and pass on to successors a record of work and activities with recommendations for changes or actions; send material not needed for this purpose to the secretary for addition to the Association’s archives.
f. Submit the annual report of the committee to the VLA secretary two weeks prior to the annual conference. (See Annual Report Form, Appendix G)