Please visit the below organizations for upcoming professional development opportunities and community gatherings.

CLAMS-L Listserv

CLAMS-L Listserv is an unmoderated list that provides a forum for discussion of issues related to college libraries and education, as well as matters specifically concerning the College Librarians and Media Specialist’s Association [CLAMS]. Librarians and others interested in the libraries of Washington State’s two-year colleges are invited to join.

To subscribe, unsubscribe, or search the archives, visit http://lists.ctc.edu/mailman/listinfo/clams-l

To send messages to the list, use the address clams-l@lists.ctc.edu

Other Organizations & Listservs

ALA – ACRL Community & Junior College Section The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users. The CJC-L listserv is a discussion group dedicated to issues relating to community and two year college libraries and learning centers.
Website: http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections/cjcls/cjclswebsite
Listservs: http://lists.ala.org/wws/info/cjc-l

Assessment, Teaching and Learning Community (ATLC) The statewide Assessment, Teaching, and Learning community includes educators, administrators, and institutional researchers — representing both two-year and four-year institutions in Washington — who provide campus leadership to improve teaching and learning through assessment and faculty development.
Website: http://www.sbctc.ctc.edu/college/e_assessment.aspx
Listserv: http://lists.ctc.edu/mailman/listinfo/atlc_lists.ctc.edu

Competency Based Education Provides updates and resources about the system shared Competency-Based Business Transfer Degree. This blog will serve as a repository for the development documents for the pilot institutions and is designed for college staff rather than for students.
Website: http://cbewa.org
Listserv: http://lists.ctc.edu/mailman/listinfo/cbe_lists.ctc.edu

Embedded Librarians in the LMS
Listserv: http://listserv.muohio.edu/archives/emlibs.html

Library Leadership Council (LLC) of Washington State The Library Leadership Council is a council of the Instruction Commission, Washington Association of Community and Technical Colleges (WACTC).​ Website: http://libraryleadershipcouncil.wikispaces.com/ 
Listserv: http://lists.ctc.edu/mailman/listinfo/librarydir – an open discussion list

LIBREF-L Discussion of Library Reference Issues
Listserv: https://listserv.kent.edu/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A0=libref-l

Open Washington A discussion forum for WA CTC faculty to discuss and share information regarding open educational resources. This list may be used to: Discuss questions regarding open educational resources (OER), Share OER information news, request help or advice using OER.
Website: http://www.openwa.org/
Listserv: http://lists.ctc.edu/mailman/listinfo/openwa

Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) The Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) is an organization of people who work in, with, and for libraries. PNLA provides opportunities in communication, education and leadership that transcend political boundaries. PNLA will have the support of its community. PNLA will meet continuing education needs of the region. PNLA will develop stronger library networks and networking in the region.
Website: http://www.pnla.org


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