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Committees and Work Groups

Charge and tasking

The KYVL Leadership Team has authorized the Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force as an ad hoc KYVL task force with an initial term through June 2021.

Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force Charge

The charge of the task force is to develop recommendations for expanding availability and use of low or no-cost high-quality educational resources in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The initial focus of the task force is undergraduate higher education.

The group will report on its work at the 2021 Joint Session.

Approved 11.16.2020

Tasking, F20-21

The tasking of the Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force is to:

  • Explore existing affordable learning efforts within and beyond Kentucky.
  • Identify materials, platforms, and models for funding, partnerships, coordination, oversight, etc., with the greatest potential for success and impact in Kentucky.
  • Develop recommendations for affordable learning in Kentucky for the next one to three years.
  • Cultivate / maintain an awareness of potential grant opportunities / funding tie-ins.

Approved 11.16.2020

Roster and composition

Makeup of Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force

The task force will be formed around a core of KYVL member institutions currently engaged in and actively exploring OER or other affordable learning efforts and will include the KYVL executive director and a KYVL Leadership Team liaison. Participating institution will be represented by one or more librarians along with other appropriate staff, such as instructional designers, faculty champions, etc.

The group will submit a recommendation for chair to the Leadership Team for approval.

Approved 11.16.2020

Current roster
Representing First Last Email Phone Office
Eastern Kentucky University Kelly Smith kelly.smith2@eku.edu    
Eastern Kentucky University Steven Shisley steven.shisley@eku.edu    
KYVL Ilona Burdette ilona.burdette@ky.gov 502.892.3073  
KYVL Leadership Team Naulayne Enders nenders@kcu.edu   LT Liaison
Northern Kentucky University Crissy Ross rossc2@nku.edu    
University of Kentucky Adrian Ho adrian.ho@uky.edu    
University of Kentucky Mary Beth Thompson mbthomson@uky.edu    
Western Kentucky University Laura DeLancey laura.delancey@wku.edu    

Updated 11.16.2020

Current roster

Ilona Burdette, KYVL
ilona.burdette@ky.gov
502.892.3073

Laura DeLancey, Western Kentucky University
laura.delancey@wku.edu
 

Naulayne Enders, KYVL LT liaison
nenders@kcu.edu
 

Adrian Ho, University of Kentucky
adrian.ho@uky.edu
 

Crissy Ross, Northern Kentucky University
rossc2@nku.edu
 

Steven Shisley, Eastern Kentucky University
steven.shisley@eku.edu
 

Kelly Smith, Eastern Kentucky University
kelly.smith2@eku.edu
 

Mary Beth Thompson, University of Kentukcy
mbthomson@uky.edu
 

Updated 11.16.2020

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