Continuing Education

Welcome to the Continuing Education Page!
We hope you check this page for information about upcoming seminars and conferences our committee sponsors. We work to provide ULA members with continuing education opportunities throughout Utah.


ULA Fall Workshop 2019

September 27th in Brigham City, UT.

Details coming soon!


CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ULA Fall Workshop Session Proposals

Thank you for your interest in submitting a session proposal for the 2019 ULA Fall Workshop. The annual ULA Fall Workshop will be September 27, 2019 in Brigham City, UT. Sessions will be 60 minutes long. Please provide the following information regarding your proposal in an email to Erin Mendoza ( by July 31, 2019.


  • Name
  • Library
  • Email
  • Phone

Intended Audience:

  • Academic
  • General
  • Public
  • School
  • Special

Working Title for Program:

Program Description (50-150 words):

Please note popular workshop program topics include Advocacy, Professional/Staff Development, Serving Youth and Children, Technology and tools, and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI).

If your proposal is accepted, please understand and agree to the following:

  • You must be able to travel to Brigham City, UT to present.
  • You must provide your own devices and connection cables for your presentation.
  • ULA does not pay honorariums or reimbursement for travel expenses.


To represent ULA on continuing education issues in Utah; to coordinate with the Utah State Library Division in implementing the continuing education directives of the Statewide Advisory Committee on Library and Information Services; to recommend to the Board of Directors specific proposals for association support and expenditures for continuing education opportunities for ULA members; to foster continuing education involvement by ULA members at the annual conference and at least one regional workshop; and to prepare and administer periodic needs assessment surveys.

We have an archive of past events we have sponsored and handouts related to presentations we have made.  Please follow this link for more information.
We have pictures from our last Fall Conference in Utah State’s Merrill-Cazier library! See them in the file list below.

The committee should consist of a chairperson appointed by the vice- president/president-elect of ULA, the Continuing Education Coordinator of the Utah State Library Division will be invited to serve as an ex officio member, and at least five additional members representing as many types of libraries as possible.

Current Officers:

Co-Chair – Valerie Buck

Rare Books/Literature Cataloger, BYU


Co-Chair – Erin Morris

Manager, Day-Riverside Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library



Richard Daines

Director, South City Campus Library, Salt Lake Community College



Sue Hill

Director, Brigham City Library



Connie Lamb

Social Sciences Librarian, BYU



LaRee Parkinson

Public Services Librarian, American Fork Library



Safi S.M. Safiullah

Manager, Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library



Jessica Whetman (State Library Liaison)

Training Coordinator, Utah State Library


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