Practice Committee

Co-chairs: Jay Bansbach email icon Deb Kachel email icon

Staff liaison: Allison Cline email icon and Sylvia Knight Norton email icon

Board liaison: Steven Yates email icon

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Charge

To review developments in educational technology, curriculum, accountability and assessment, literacy, national learning standards and other current library and education issues.

Function

  • To review and analyze practice trends and issues for professional school librarians and recommend programs, policies and strategies to enhance the practice of school librarians.

  • To promote research, policy and practice excellence by professional school librarians.

  • To evaluate and advise the board of directors on issues of concern.

  • To evaluate and advise the board of directors on other issues as deemed appropriate.