Task Forces

65th  Celebration

Chair: Carl Harvey email icon

Staff liaisons: Sylvia Norton email icon and Allison Cline email icon

Board liaison: Steven Yates email icon

ALA Connect Community ALA Connect Icon

Charge

To plan, coordinate and execute the 65th Anniversary Celebration endowment campaign.

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AASL Vision for Implementing ESSA

Chair: TBD

Staff liaison: Sylvia Norton email icon and Allison Cline email icon

Board liaison: Jody Howard email icon

ALA Connect Community ALA Connect Icon

Charge

TBD

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Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL)

Chair: Judi Moreillon email icon

Staff liaison: Allison Cline email icon

Board liaison: Melissa Jacobs email icon

ALA Connect Community ALA Connect Icon

Charge

To write an Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) grant in which AASL serves as a partner.

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K-12 Regional Accrediting Agency

Chair: TBD

Staff liaison: TBD

Board liaison: TBD

ALA Connect Community ALA Connect Icon

Charge

To examine the stance of K-12 regional accrediting agencies on school libraries and school librarians.

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Presidential Initiative

Co-Chair: Deb Levitov email icon

Staff liaison: Allison Cline email icon

Board liaison: Audrey Church email icon

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Charge

To implement Presidential Initiatives.

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Social Media Awards

Chair: Jane Lofton email icon

Staff liaison: Jennifer Habley email icon

Board liaison: Pam Harland email icon

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Charge

To increase AASL’s visibility by recognizing those social media super stars within the profession.

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Transform & Crisis Toolkit Revision

Chair: Elizabeth Burns email icon

Staff liaison: Allison Cline email icon

Board liaison: Leslie Preddy email icon

ALA Connect Community ALA Connect Icon

Charge

To revise the Health & Wellness/Transform and Crisis toolkits as appropriate.