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Affordable Learning Committee

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The Affordable Learning Committee will expand awareness of affordable learning principles, practices and opportunities through training and professional development for current member libraries. It will investigate modalities for expanding affordable learning initiatives in the state through pilot and/or demonstration projects it identifies as promising. Examples of programming include:

  • Providing training and professional development for PASCAL member librarians
  • Supporting PASCAL member libraries in planning and implementation of local affordable learning programming
  • Developing programs to engage faculty at PASCAL institutions in affordable learning
  • Funding and assessing award-based projects

The Committee will report to the Program Steering Committee and will coordinate with other PASCAL standing committees as appropriate, particularly in the exploration of opportunities to utilize current or future shared resources to support affordable learning. 

Committee Members:

Name Institution Email Term
April Akins (Chair) Lander University 07/2020- 06/2021
Yang Wu (Chair-Elect) Clemson University 07/2020- 06/2021
Joe Fox Charleston Southern University 07/2020-06/2022
Andrew Kearns USC Upstate 07/2020-06/2022
Tamara Law Francis Marion University 07/2020-06/2022
Katie Miller Aiken Technical College 07/2020- 06/2021
Ron Stafford Northeastern Technical College 07/2020-06/2022
Tucker Taylor University of South Carolina 07/2020- 06/2021
Amie Freeman (Past Chair) University of South Carolina 07/2020- 06/2021
Amy Trepal PASCAL Staff Ex Officio
Kent Millwood Anderson University PSC Liaison
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