Advocacy

What Is Advocacy?

Definitions developed by the AASL Advocacy Committee.

Events

Information on AASL sponsored events including Banned Websites Awareness Day and School Library Month.

AASL Connection (#AASLcxn)

The AASL Board is excited to launch AASL Connection (#aaslcxn), a new conversation point for the school library profession. Highlighted by quarterly live webinars, #aaslcxn is a hashtag with a social life. The hashtag will be integrated into AASL board member social media conversation and will be monitored for questions and content requests for future live webinars, Twitter chats, upcoming conference content requests, and more

Intellectual Freedom

AASL-created resources and contact information in the event of a material challenge.

Legislation

Information on school library specific legislation and the ongoing legislative efforts of the ALA Washington Office.

Resources

Information to facilitate the school librarian's role as advocate for their program - this includes position statements, AASL developed professional development, relevant reports, research and statistics, and white papers. 

Tools

Materials to facilitate school library program advocacy - this includes advocacy brochures and toolkits.