Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central
Supervisors of school librarians will learn about the features of the new AASL Standards Mobile App and its use as a valuable tool in learning the new AASL Standards. School library supervisors can utilize the app to adopt the new terminology and in turn, present goals and objectives of a 21st century school library to stakeholders, advise their school librarians in goal setting and development of a school library that facilitates delivery of the AASL Standards, and evaluate school libraries objectively and communicate findings in consistent and defined terms.
Supervisors will be able to utilize the mobile app to:
Learn the new AASL Standards
Advise school librarians
Evaluate school libraries
Who Should Attend
School library professionals and those interested in the topic.
Jennifer Nitz has been an educator for over 20 years, and more than half has been spent in the library, first as a school librarian, and then as the district technical librarian. Jennifer manages software for the 60 libraries in her district in northwest Louisiana. She also visits all 60 libraries to help both new and experienced librarians with facilities, lessons, and information literacy. Jennifer has presented at local, state and national conventions. She is always ready with her elevator speech about the importance of librarians. Jennifer believes that the library is the heart of the school, and as such, the librarian is the heartbeat of the student body.
Elizabeth Barrera Rush is currently a library specialist at Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas. She received her BBA from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and her MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin. Elizabeth is an ALA Spectrum Scholar (2004-2005) and she has spent over 20 years serving elementary and middle school students in private and public school libraries. She is author of the book, “Bringing Genius Hour to Your Library: Implementing a Schoolwide Passion Project Program” (ABC-Clio, January, 2018) and has written articles for TeacherLibrarian Magazine and School Library Connection. She is currently writing her second book, “Ten Simple Changes that Will Save You Time and Improve Library Service.” (ABC-Clio, 2020)
The webinar and access to the archive is complimentary and open to all. The archive is typically available within 1–3 business days of the live event.
How to Register
Register via Zoom. To join the webinar, use the personalized access link included in your registration confirmation or webinar reminders. (Review ALA’s personal data notification [PDN] before proceeding.)
As a webinar registrant, you will receive follow-up correspondence from AASL specifically related to this webinar (including, but not limited to, instructions for accessing both the live webinar and its archived recording) as well as information about other upcoming AASL eLearning.
Internet connection and web browser.
A certificate of participation will be provided to attendees of the live webinar by request. To request a certificate of participation after the webinar, please email Jennifer Habley. Certificates will be sent as PDFs via email within one week of the webinar.