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  1. Triple A: Advanced, Accomplished Advocate

      Why become a National Board Certified school librarian? Presenters answer this and other questions. Participants learn about the National Board process, timelines, local and national resources, tips for writing and videotaping, the computer-based test, ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 12:52 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. Proactive Strategies for Saving School Libraries

      During these economically challenging times, no school library is safe from budget or staffing cuts. This session provides participants with strategies to facilitate appraising the library program, embedding it within the school’s academic goals, and co ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 10:53 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  3. The Power of Pinning: Using Pinterest in Your School Library

      This session is aimed at school librarians who are thinking about using Pinterest as an educational resource and who want to explore how Pinterest can be used beyond crafting, cooking, and decorating. In this session, participants rise to the challenge ...

    admin - 02/29/2016 - 10:51 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Shed Your Invisibility Cloak! The L4L Planning Guide In Action

      Through the development of a long-term strategic plan using the AASL: Learning4Life (L4L) Strategic Planning Tool, a group of school librarians in Westport, Connecticut, are working to make the district's school library program more visible and emp ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 16:02 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. The PA School Library Impact Research Study: How to Use Research to Build Support

      Results from an IMLS National Leadership collaborative research project about Pennsylvania school library programs can help all school librarians build support for their school libraries. Participants learn what infrastructure components (funding, staff ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 15:54 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  6. Everybody Has a Laptop, So Why Do We Need a School Librarian?

      The presenters, fearing they might become an endangered species when their school implemented a 1:1 laptop initiative, looked for new ways to remain integral to the academic program. Collaboration with teachers and professional development would be even ...

    admin - 02/26/2016 - 15:27 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  7. Be Essential—And Convince Others that You Are

      The information and technology needs of today's teachers and students are increasing in the digital world, and school librarians play an essential role in meeting those needs. Although the impact of today's school librarians on student learnin ...

    admin - 02/25/2016 - 15:26 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  8. 1958

    The first National Library Week occurred in 1958. Read more about National Library Week at National Library Week History which includes lists of both the National Library Week Honorary Chairpersons and the National Library Week Themes, from 1958 to the pr ...

    HDAVIES - 04/10/2015 - 18:43 - About ALA

  9. 1988

    September is Library Card Sign-Up Month- a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most important school supply of all is @ your library®- it's your library card. September was first so desi ...

    HDAVIES - 07/02/2014 - 14:13 - About ALA

  10. Author Yuyi Morales

    Libraries, to me, are a space and time that changed the whole direction of my life. I come from Mexico. In Mexico we do have public libraries, but we don't have libraries like the ones that exist here in the United States. When I first came to the Un ...

    admin - 08/13/2013 - 14:08 - Everyday Advocacy