30 Second Thought Leadership

Insights from Leaders in the School Library Community

AASL presents 30 Second Thought Leadership: Insights from Leaders in the School Library Community, a video podcast series delivering brief and practical advice from respected school library leaders on important questions about school libraries today and in the future. Questions are based on the themes of Knowledge Quest issues. 

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May/June 2013 Issue

Q: “What’s the most valuable take-away you got from an AASL conference that you still use today?"

Lou Greco is the director for Instructional Technology, Library Media Services, and Textbooks for the St. Johns County School District in St. Augustine, Florida. He has served in this position for the past eighteen years, and his district serves over 32,000 pre-K–12 students. He is currently on the AASL Board of Directors and is immediate past president of the Florida Association for Media in Education.

Terri Grief has been a high school librarian for over twenty years and still loves to come to work every day. She is active in AASL and ALA and currently serves as the chapter councilor for Kentucky on the ALA Council.

Ken W. Stewart is a school librarian at Blue Valley High School in Stilwell, Kansas, and has been attending AASL national conferences since 1997 in Portland. For over twenty-two years he has taught information literacy skills, English, business, and journalism to students with various behavioral issues and economic backgrounds. Ken is always striving to find new methods to prepare students for postsecondary education. He currently serves as Director-Elect for Region IX and sits on the AASL/ACRL Interdivisional Committee on Information Literacy.

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