AASL Webinar Presenters Wanted

For Immediate Release
Tue, 08/07/2018

Contact:

Jennifer Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

312-280-4383

jhabley@ala.org

CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) invites subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars 30-60 minutes in length. Proposals may be submitted using the AASL Get Involved form

Proposals should include up to three learning objectives and should address how the webinar subject matter supports AASL’s mission of empowering leaders to transform teaching and learning. AASL especially seeks webinars on the following topics:

  • Integrating the new AASL Standards into practice
  • Digital equity
  • Cultural awareness and diversity
  • Socio-emotional learning
  • Serving preschoolers in the school library
  • Library service to incarcerated juveniles
  • Student data privacy and digital citizenship

All webinar topics will be considered, which may include but is not limited to:

  • Inquiry
  • STEM, STEAM, STREAM
  • Makerspaces
  • Emergent technology
  • Coding, Hour of Code
  • Community outreach/advocacy
  • Collection development
  • Collaboration/co-teaching
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Project-/problem-based learning

The AASL professional development advisory group will evaluate proposals for clarity, originality and timeliness. Questions about AASL eCOLLAB webinars can be sent to Jennifer Habley, AASL manager of web communications, at jhabley@ala.org.

eCOLLAB | Your eLearning Laboratory: Content Collaboration Community, a repository of AASL professional development, provides members and subscribers with a central location to find and manage their elearning, as well as to connect with others in the learning community. eCOLLAB contains webcasts, podcasts and resources from various AASL professional development events, as well as access to a read-only version of the latest issue of Knowledge Quest. To begin utilizing eCOLLAB or to subscribe, visit ecollab.aasl.org.

The American Association of School Librarians, www.aasl.org, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), empowers leaders to transform teaching and learning.