It all depends on what you mean by "teach cataloging."
If you want to teach cataloging full-time as permanent, tenured faculty at the university-level in an ALA-accredited school, you'll need a Ph.D. in Library and Information Science.
Although a Ph.D. isn't required for adjunct faculty (part-time, temporary, non-tenured), there are enough Ph.D.s out there looking for such positions that one is required to be competitive, but it depends on where you live. If there's a library school nearby, you should contact them directly.
Positions are generally posted on the ALA Joblist http://joblist.ala.org/, ALISE http://www.alise.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=55588&orgId=ali and the Chronicle of Higher Education http://chronicle.com/section/Jobs/61/
A master's in adult education isn't terribly relevant to teaching cataloging, which is typically taught in graduate schools. It seems more relevant to teaching copy cataloging to library para-professionals through short-term workshops. You might explore the opportunities through your state library association or organizations such as InfoPeople and OCLC that offer cataloging workshops, or even library management companies such as LSSI http://www.lssi.com/.
Suzanne M. Stauffer, Ph.D.
School of Library and Information Science
Louisiana State University
275 Coates Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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Subject: [eduCAT] Experience in teaching cataloging
I am hoping that your collective wisdom can give me some advice.
Currently, I am a retrospective cataloger in Special Collections and am
working toward a second Masters degree in Adult Education (I obtained my
MLS in 2005). My dream is to be able to teach cataloging. However, I
don't actually have any practical experience teaching cataloging and I'm
not sure how to get it, nor do I know how to find such a position once I've
finished my second Masters.
Thank you so much for your help. I really, really appreciate it.