AASL welcomes new Knowledge Quest bloggers

For Immediate Release
Fri, 08/03/2018


Jennifer Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is proud to welcome an additional cast of bloggers for its Knowledge Quest websiteKnowledge Quest offers breaking news, inspired blogs, and passionate conversations to develop insightful professionals and stronger communities. It is the ultimate vehicle to empower school librarians as they transform learning for their students.

The bloggers will cover evergreen topics including collaboration, intellectual freedom, and advocacy as well as emergent trends such as makerspaces, learning commons, gaming in education, STEM/STEAM, and technology. The new bloggers include:

  • Len Bryan, Hillsboro School District, Ore.
  • Michelle Easley, Fulton County Schools, Ga.
  • Iris Eichenlaub, Camden Hills Regional High School, Maine
  • Leanne Ellis, New York City School Library System, N.Y.
  • Karin Greenberg, Manhasset High School, N.Y.
  • Ronda Hughes, Fountain Lake School, Ark.
  • Elizabeth Kyser, Ettrick Elementary School, Va.
  • Colleen Lee, Greenfield Elementary, Va.
  • Sarah Letts, Paetow High School/Sam Houston State University, Texas
  • Laura Long, Highland School of Technology, N.C.
  • Sam Northern, Simpson Elementary School, Ky.
  • Elizabeth Pelayo, St. Charles East High School, Ill.
  • Margaret Sullivan, Rockwood School District, Mo.
  • Steve Tetreault, N.J.
  • Chiquita Toure, Eastmoor Academy High School, Ohio
  • Georgina Trebbe, Minnechaug Regional High School, Mass.
  • Kevin Washburn, Alexander Graham Middle School, N.C.

The new bloggers join continuing bloggers Hannah Byrd Little, Helen Adams, Kate MacMillan, Kelly Hincks, Ashley Cooksey, Tom Bober, Mark Dzula, Mica Johnson, Maureen Schlosser, Becca Munson, Sedley Abercrombie, Michelle Wilson, and Daniella Smith.

Focused on enhancing professional practice, the site builds on the strong foundation provided by AASL’s bimonthly journal. Knowledge Quest articles focus on the integration of theory and practice in school librarianship and new developments in education, learning theory and relevant disciplines. The Knowledge Quest site continues this tradition and offers informal opportunities for professional conversation.

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