Continuing Education Committee (CE)

Committee Charge:

  •     To assess the continuing education needs and concerns of librarians and support staff within Western New York, through surveys and other measures
  •     To plan, develop, or assist with continuing education opportunities that benefit the members of the Western New York library community
  •     To identify and communicate with other regional library organizations to encourage the joint development and support of continuing education opportunities
  •     To monitor Continuing Education programs and provide information for the council newsletter, listserv, and other publications or avenues of communication
  •     To monitor and advise the Professional Development Grant Program (PDGP) and the Special  Activities Grant (SAG) through the Selection subcommittee and its members who have joint responsibilities to both the CE and PDGP Selection subcommittee
  •    To monitor and advise the Western New York Library Assistants subcommittee and their activities.


Continuing Education Committee LibGuide 

Committee Members

Kelly Donovan
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203-1887
P: 716-858-8900
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Lisa Erickson
Nioga Library System
6575 Wheeler Road
Lockport, NY 14094
P: 716-434-6167
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Beverly Federspiel
Lockport Public Library
23 East Avenue
PO Box 475
Lockport, NY 14094-0475
P: 716-433-5935
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Ryan Grimmer
Erie Community College North Campus
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
P: 716-851-1273
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018

Kristina Kopp
Hilbert College
5200 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075
P: 716-649-7900
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Jaclyn McKewan
Western New York Library Resources Council
Airport Commerce Park East
4950 Genesee Street
Suite 170
Buffalo, NY 14225
P: 716-633-0705

Melissa Peterson
Daemen College
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226
P: 716-839-8243
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018

Melissa Peterson
Daemen College
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226
P: 716-839-8243
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018

David Schoen
Niagara University
Lewiston Road
Niagara University, NY 14109
P: 716-286-8000
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Amanda Shepp
Lily Dale Assembly, Inc.
PO Box 248
5 Cottage Row
Lily Dale, NY 14752
P: (716) 595-8721x2001
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Cheryl Tisa

P: (585) 749-8151
July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Cheryl Tisa

P: (585) 749-8151

Thomas Vitale
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System
106 West Fifth Street
Jamestown, NY 14701-5000
P: 716-484-7135
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Britt White
Nichols School
1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14216-3698
P: 875-8212
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018