For immediate release | February 7, 2017

AASL opens call for webinars

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:

  • Information literacy, discerning “fake news”
  • Serving students with special needs
  • Library service to incarcerated juveniles
  • Serving preschoolers in the school library
  • School library support of English Language Learners
  • Programming with robots
  • Coding, Hour of Code
  • Student data privacy and digital citizenship
  • Reaching reluctant readers
  • Open educational resources (OER)

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

  • Inquiry
  • STEM
  • Makerspaces
  • Emergent technology
  • 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

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

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

Related Links

AASL Get Involved form


Jennifer Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)