AASL Conference

AASL opens call for 2021 AASL National Conference Committee members

CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) seeks a dynamic group of school library professionals to serve on the 2021 AASL National Conference Committee. The conference, taking place October 21-23, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is the only national conference dedicated solely to the needs of school librarians and their roles as educational leaders. AASL members may apply at www.ala.org/aasl/app.

Help build the 2021 AASL National Conference

CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) invites school library professionals to help plan programming for the 2021 AASL National Conference.

AASL National School Library Standards guide national conference learning

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – The 2019 American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) National Conference, Nov. 14 – 16, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky has come to a close, with more than 2,500 registered attendees empowered with educational resources to strengthen, diversify, and transform teaching and learning in schools across the country. 

A deep dive into AASL’s Shared Foundation of Inquire

CHICAGO — Published by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and ALA Editions, Lori E. Donovan’s book “Inquire” explores how inquiry process models and questioning protocols can be used and modified to develop curious and reflective lifelong learners and problem solvers while simultaneously fostering a school-wide inquiry culture.

LeeAnna Mills Wins a Year of Free AASL Membership

CHICAGO – By sharing the wealth of AASL membership with a colleague, LeeAnna Mills has won a free year of AASL membership. Mills's name was drawn as a monthly winner of the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Share the Wealth Campaign. By referring Sherrie Ann Cox to AASL, Mills has also been entered to win an AASL National Conference grand prize package, which includes registration, airfare, and hotel accommodations.

Delving into AASL’s Shared Foundation of Collaborate

CHICAGO —Published by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and ALA Editions, Mary Catherine Coleman’s book “Collaborate” examines effective implementation of the Shared Foundation from the National School Library Standards.

Maggie Townsend wins free AASL national conference registration, hotel and travel

CHICAGO – Maggie Townsend, school librarian in Bismarck, North Dakota, recommended American Association of School Librarians (AASL) membership to a colleague and in return has been drawn as the grand prize winner of AASL's Share the Wealth campaign. As a result of referring Jessica Fritz to AASL, Townsend will attend the 2019 AASL National Conference, taking place this Nov.

AASL Announces Recipients of 2019 Research Grant

CHICAGO – The Educators of School Librarians (ESLS) Section of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announces the recipients of the 2019 AASL Research Grant. Sponsored by School Library Connection, the grant recognizes excellence in manuscripts addressing a persistent and recurring challenge in the field of school librarianship. The grant consists of a $350 award and the opportunity to present the paper at the AASL National Conference. 

Thirty AASL members receive Bound To Stay Bound grants to attend first national conference

CHICAGO – Thirty American Association of School Librarians (AASL) members have been awarded $750 travel grants to attend their first AASL national conference. Generously sponsored by Bound To Stay Bound Books, Inc. (BTSB), the grants will allow recipients to secure housing, transportation and/or registration for the 2019 AASL National Conference taking place Nov. 14-16, 2019, in Louisville, Ky.

Grant recipients include: