AASL e-Academy continues the learning throughout the summer

For Immediate Release
Tue, 05/08/2012

Contact:

Jennifer R Habley
Manager, Web Communications
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
800-545-2433 ext.4383
jhabley@ala.org

CHICAGO — Register now for one or more of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL)  e-Academy courses scheduled through the end of summer. These four-week self-paced courses are designed to give participants 12 hours of learning led by experts in the school library field. Registration and course information are available at www.ala.org/aasl/eacademy.

The upcoming course schedule includes:

Design for Understanding Meets the 21st Century School Librarian
Running:  July 9 – Aug.  3.
Facilitator: Mary Keeling

From 0 to 60: Implement eBooks in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks
Running:  July 16 – Aug. 10
Facilitator: Richard Hasenyager

Making a Place, Making a Case for Read-Alouds: A Powerful Teaching Tool for Literacy
Running:  July 16 – Aug. 10
Facilitator: Christina Dorr

AASLe-Academy courses are led in Moodle, a Web-based online learning system that students can access from their browser. Each course is designed with the busy school librarian in mind - participants can complete coursework at a time that is most convenient for them.

Detailed descriptions of each course and registration information are available on the AASL e-Academy pages at www.ala.org/aasl/eacademy. Fees are $99 for AASL members; $149 for ALA members; $225 for nonmembers; $99 for retired AASL members; and $75 for student AASL members.

The American Association of School Librarians, www.aasl.org, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), promotes the improvement and extension of library services in elementary and secondary schools as a means of strengthening the total education program. Its mission is to advocate excellence, facilitate change and develop leaders in the school library field.