The Path to Collaboration: Making It Happen

This course is designed to help school librarians identify and analyze the factors that contribute to successful collaboration with teachers. Topics covered include: the culture of the school, the role of the school librarian, qualities of successful leaders, and the various facets of the collaboration process. School librarians will learn what to bring to the collaboration table and how to develop and initiate an action plan to encourage teachers to join them.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the factors that influence collaboration efforts

  • Develop and articulate a vision for the school library that enhances collaboration

  • Evaluate individual personality traits and leadership skills to discover areas for growth

  • Assess individual curriculum development competencies

  • Formulate a collaboration action plan

Date(s) & Time(s)



  • $99 for AASL members
  • $149 for ALA members
  • $225 for non-members
  • $99 for retired AASL members
  • $75 for student AASL members



AASL Refund/Cancellation Policy

Space in AASL’s e-Academy courses is limited. Registration cancellations can be made through email (, in writing and postmarked or faxed seven days prior to the course to allow time for another to fill the seat. Cancellations will result in a full refund less a $25 processing fee. No phone cancellations will be accepted. Please mail registration cancellations to American Library Association, ATTN: MACS, Online CE Registration, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 or fax to (312) 280-1538.


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