Continuing Education Committee


Membership shall include four members representing the different types of libraries; one representative each from the S.C. State Library and the USC School of Information Science; with both the First Vice-President and the Executive Director serving ex officio.


  • Evaluates the continuing education needs of South Carolina librarians and makes recommendations and suggestions to the various Sections, Round Tables, and Committees of SCLA.
  • Endeavors to assure quality in continuing education activities by providing guidelines, training, and information to the Sections, Round Tables, and Committees.
  • Evaluates continuing education activities in conjunction with Sections, Round Tables, and Committees and to report findings of the same.
  • Coordinates continuing education activities and maintains records on programs, providers, and resources.
  • Publicizes and promotes continuing education activities and opportunities.

2024 Officers:

Lisa Gieskes
Librarian, Film & Sound
Richland Library
1431 Assembly St.
Columbia, SC 29201
[email protected]

Melanie Griffin
South Carolina State Library
[email protected]

Amy Misenheimer
Charleston County Public Library
[email protected]

Lea Stapleton
Adult Services Librarian, Richland Library
[email protected]

Upcoming Learning Opportunities:







In-Person Lunches* in the Vista

Each event has a capacity of 15 and waitlist of 5.

(*Lunch not paid for by SCLA.)


Virtual Lunch N' Learns

  • Thursday, June 13, 12:30-1:30 pm EST
  • Thursday, October 10, 12:30-1:30 pm EST



Please visit our Youtube channel for additional training resources.