Online Learning Resources Committee
Formerly known as the Educational Resources Committee

The Online Learning Resources Committee manages ASPE’s webinars, Virtual Library, and bookstore.  With the Curriculum Development & Advancement Committee, the Online Learning Resources Committee contributes content to the Virtual Learning Center.  

The committee contributes content to the Virtual Learning Center.  

Committee Chair:

Shannon Scandozza, BS, Texas A&M University, Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA



Sub-Committee Co-Chairs:

Book Café:

Laurie Kerns, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Lezlie Brooks, University of Manitoba


Lisa Steele, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Shannon Scandozza, Texas A&M University, Health Science Center


Julie Mack, University of Kansas

Deb Laubscher

Virtual Library:

Margaret Liu, University of Michigan

Richard Zraick
Lisa Steele, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences


Stephen Charles, East Carolina University

Temple West, East Virginia Medical School

Jesse Delaney

Richard Zraick

Chelan Shepard

Committee Goals Previous Year

  • Transition Virtual Library content to the new web platform
    • A new Virtual Library process is being unveiled this week.
    • Thanks to KMG for all their help in getting this process started.
  • Streamline webinar process and transition to a new subcommittee chair.
    • Margaret Liu is still continuing to be the Webinar Chair and she has worked with KWMG to streamline the webinar process. We have presented 8 webinars this year.
    • YouTube channel to host past ASPE Webinars is active.
  • Transition to a new subcommittee chair for the book resource
    • Nita Skillman and Teresa Britt are co-chairs for this committee.

Committee Goals Upcoming Year

  • We continue to explore different methods to provide relevant resources to our ASPE members. One of the new initiatives that we hope to launch in Fall 2019 is the Book Café, an online discussion forum, spearheaded by Laurie Kerns, Teresa Britt, and Temple-West, to bring potentially useful book resources to our ASPE members. Additionally, the Book Resource subcommittee is responsible for shortlisting a quality SP educator literature at the annual ASPE conference.
  • Virtual Library (VL) is under construction. We are overhauling the VL to develop infrastructures that streamline the online search process, the VL submission process and the organization of currently VL materials. Lisa Steele took over from Stephen Charles to serve as the VL Subcommittee chair, oversee this huge project.
  • Continue to explore webinar topics that are relevant to member needs. The transition of the webinar duty to the new webinar subcommittee chair.
  • Collaborate with other committees in ASPE such as Website and Social Media Committee, publication committee, Conference committees to launch new resource initiatives during the ASPE Annual conference. The collaboration with these committees, along with the Curriculum Development & Advancement Committee, aims to maximize educational resources for ASPE members in the coming year.