Professional development goes ‘Beyond the Horizon’ on AASL eCOLLAB

For Immediate Release
Tue, 12/19/2017


Jennifer Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)


CHICAGO – More than seventy concurrent sessions recorded at the AASL National Conference & Exhibition in Phoenix are now available for view on the American Association of School Librarians’ professional development repository, eCOLLAB. With these additional resources, eCOLLAB now offers 400 on-demand elearning opportunities for members of the school library profession.

Topics of sessions captured during the conference, themed "Beyond the Horizon,” include introductions to facets of AASL’s new National School Library Standards, raising the level of learning in school libraries, and addressing the needs of a new generation of students.

Access to AASL17 sessions is provided to AASL members as a benefit of their membership, and members will retain access as long as the sessions remain in the eCOLLAB library.  Non-member, full conference attendees may view AASL17 sessions complimentary through January 31, 2018.

eCOLLAB | Your eLearning Laboratory provides AASL members and subscribers with a central location to find and manage their elearning as well as to connect with others in the educational community. eCOLLAB contains webcasts and resources from various AASL professional development events, as well as access to issues of Knowledge Quest. To begin utilizing eCOLLAB or to subscribe, visit

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