Collaborate with Content Areas for Deeper Learning

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. Central

“When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” Maggie Stepanek

This webinar will focus on creating collaborations between the school library and content teachers in an effort to create lessons and units that foster critical thinking. Layering standards from content areas with national standards from AASL, ISTE and Future Ready librarianship creates in depth and substantial lessons for critical thinking and growth. Utilizing resources such as the AASL app and the AASL Crosswalk sets, this webinar will identify ways that school librarians can work with subject area teachers on lessons that prepare students for 21st century learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will identify creative ways to collaborate with content-area teachers to create lessons that address AASL, ISTE, and Future Ready Standards, as well as, content standards.
  • Participants will learn ways to extend their reach within their school as a resource by creating lesson plans that focus on content standards and standards specific to librarianship.
  • Participants will understand the importance of creating partnerships with content area teachers in order to reinforce 21st century skills.

Who Should Attend

School library professionals and those interested in the topic.


Jill Slay

Jill Slay is a secondary Library Media Specialist at Putnam City West High School in Oklahoma City, OK. Before becoming an LMS, Jill taught AP English Literature and AP English Language. She is currently pursuing an Ed D. in Curriculum Supervision and National Board Certification. She has been an educator for 17 years. Jill lives in Oklahoma City with her family.



Attendance during the live webinar is complimentary and open to all.

Complimentary access to the webinar archive is reserved for AASL members and subscribers of AASL eCOLLAB. Non-members and non-subscribers may purchase the webinar archive via AASL eCOLLAB. 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. 

Tech Requirements

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.


Jennifer Habley
AASL Manager, Web Communications