Continuing Education For Oklahoma Library Staff

The Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoma Library Association believe that library staff must increase their skills & knowledge through Continuing Education. This upgrades the library profession, enriches the individual librarian, and promotes quality library service. On this page you will find the classes offered through the Public Library Academy as well as online classes and forms.

Continuing Education Board

The certification board oversees the certification process and the work of the Continuing Education Coordinator.

Current certification board members are:

Misty Crider
Executive Assistant, Western Plains Library System

Leslie Durham
Director, Elgin Community Library

Gail Oehler
Director, Southern Oklahoma Library System

Brad Thomas
Manager, Schusterman-Benson Library TCCL

Cathy Van Hoy, ODL Certification Specialist

Wendy J Noerdlinger, Continuing Education Coordinator