Oklahoma Program Approval Manual for Certification

Table of Contents

Preface

Definitions

Criteria for Approval of Programs

Program Evaluation

Application Procedure

Program Application Form

Program Application Form Instructions



Preface

This manual has been prepared by the Certification Implementation Committee of the Oklahoma Library Association and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. The Certification Implementation Committee was appointed by the executive boards of the Oklahoma Library Association and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and included the following people:

  • Marilyn Shackelford, Tulsa City-County Library, Chair
  • Kay Boies, Oklahoma Library Association, Executive Director
  • Marilyn Hamlin, Duncan Public Library
  • Donna Morris, Metropolitan Library System
  • Elizabeth Neff, Buckley Public Library, Poteau
    replaced by Carol Burgess, Arkoma Community Library
  • Lola Hill, Stigler-Haskell County Public Library
  • Kathryn Ramsey, Hominy Public Library
  • Dee Ann Ray, Western Plains Library System
  • Jan Sanders, Bartlesville Public Library
  • Donna Skvarla, Oklahoma Department of Libraries
  • Pat Smith, Mangum Public Library
  • Robert Swisher, University of Oklahoma
  • Ginny Dietrich, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, certification specialist

Changes to this Revised Edition were developed and approved by the certification board. Certification board members were:

  • Wendy Devine, Coweta Public Library
  • Michelle Miller, Jay C. Byers Memorial Library, Cleveland
  • Terri Crawford, Watonga Public Library
  • Kathy Megli, Western Plains Library System
  • Cathy Van Hoy, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, certification specialist
  • Pat Williams, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, certification specialist

Any changes to the Oklahoma Certification Manual for Public Librarians and the Oklahoma Program Approval Manual for Certification must be approved by the Oklahoma Library Association's and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries' boards.

If you have questions after reading this manual, please call or write:

Certification Specialist
Office of Library Development
Oklahoma Department of Libraries
200 N.E. 18 Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3298
800-522-8116 or 522-3322 (in Oklahoma City)



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