Minutes for the June 2, 2006 Meeting of the Continuing Education/ Professional Development Advisory Committee

Present: C. Donick, L. Duebert (Chair), J. Meyer, K. Tomaseski, J. Cohen, M. Advocate, R. Smith Aldrich, S. Hermans
Not attending: S. Alderdice, B. George, W. Fuller, P. Keaton

Attendance & program statistics

Review of Workshop Evaluation Summaries

2006 CE

2006 CE Report from Central Library

Library Administration Program update

Plan of Service 2006 - 2011

ACTIONS

  1. MHLS staff will alter the Workshop Evaluation template as follows:
    1. Add the following questions:
      1. "Did this question meet or exceed your expectations? If no, why not?"
      2. "What could make this workshop better?"
    2. For staff programs ask only for one important thing learned, not three. Ask for three from trustees.
  2. Workshop presenters or facilitators will summarize workshops in the Bulletin to help spread the learning to those who could not attend. Suggestions for 'words of wisdom from the workshop': include the top main points, helpful tidbits, comments from the evaluation summaries.
  3. Recommendation to be passed on to the Central Library / Collection Development Advisory Committee to requested that the Central Library explore the option to allow access to the PPLD databases by all library directors.
  4. Recommendation to be passed on to the Central Library / Collection Development Advisory Committee to see CRL Plan of Service and budget. Committee is seeking a better understanding of how CRL money is spent on behalf of member libraries.
  5. Committee suggested more information about the Central Reference Library training opportunities be promoted in the Bulletin.

Next meeting: Tuesday, October 24 from 10am-2pm.

Report to DA

Submitted by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich/Merribeth Advocate, June 6, 2006