Powerful Partnerships: Libraries, Technology, & the Common Core

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In collaboration AASL and Achieve published a new action brief linking libraries and librarians to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the School Librarian is available for download on the AASL and Achieve websites. Join AASL in an idea swap led by the AASL volunteers who worked on the action brief with Achieve. Use this exchange to propel the school library program into the center of teaching and learning in the era of CCSS. Learn how to recreate the idea swap activity with your own school teaching teams. Prior to viewing the webinar, be sure to download the action brief.

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Learning Outcomes


Who Should Attend

School library professionals and those interested in the topic.


Kathryn Lewis, a former school librarian and classroom teacher, is the director of media services and instructional technology for Norman (Okla.) Public Schools. She currently serves as the chair of the AASL Supervisors Section, a member of the AASL Common Core task force, and chair of the AASL/ALSC/YALSA Common Core task force.


David Loertscher, a former elementary and secondary school librarian, is presently a professor at the school of library and information science at San José State University. He is a past president of AASL and has served on the AASL research and statistics committee and the School Library Research editorial board.





Access to this webinar archive is complimentary.

How to Register

No registration is required.

Tech Requirements

Internet connection and web browser.


Jennifer Habley 
AASL Manager, Web Communications