CLD search for editor for LD Forum

Council for Learning Disabilities

Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD) is seeking applications for the position of editor of LD Forum, its official newsletter. The role of the editor involves preparing in a timely manner the newsletter content, which should:

  1. inform the membership about business of the international organization and state chapters, and
  2. offer brief articles related to the LD field. Applicants must be a member of CLD and maintain membership during the term as editor.

Editor responsibilities:

  1. Commit to a 3-year appointment, officially beginning July 1, 2014.
  2. Annually prepare 5 issues of LD Forum.
  3. Assist with recruiting and selecting an Assistant Editor and serve as a mentor for that person.
  4. Based on previous schedules for disseminating CLD business, confer with the CLD Executive Committee and the CLD committee chairs regarding possible content.
  5. Coordinate the Review Board, arrange for the peer review of articles submitted for consideration, and work with potential authors through the revision process.
  6. Plan, assemble, and edit information to be included in each issue.
  7. Send each issue to the Hammill Institute on Disabilities for typesetting on a preset schedule.
  8. Participate on the Communications Committee and as a non-voting member of the Board of Trustees, providing status reports as requested.
  9. Contribute to the mission of CLD by contributing to continuous improvement of LD Forum to meet the needs of our membership.

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest that includes your qualifications for the position, a description of your plan for LD Forum, and a brief vita to Judy Voress, Communications Chair (

Applications must be received by February 1, 2014.

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John Lloyd

John Lloyd--founder and lead editor for