American Association of School Librarians

AASL Inquire Project selected for ALA Emerging Leader Work

CHICAGO – Developing Inquisitive Learners, Critical Thinkers, and Resourceful Citizens, a project proposed by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), has been selected as a part of the 2023 American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders program. AASL’s project tasks an Emerging Leaders team to develop materials that support professional development and instruction around the National School Library Standards Shared Foundation of Inquire.

Cybele Garcia Kohel selected as 2023 AASL Emerging Leader

CHICAGO – Cybele Garcia Kohel has been selected as one of two participants sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) in the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2023 Emerging Leaders program. The Emerging Leaders program enables library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity. Garcia Kohel and Brandi Veal will join 44 of their peers as the program kicks off during ALA’s LibLearnX event in New Orleans, LA.

Brandi Veal selected as 2023 AASL Emerging Leader

CHICAGO – Brandi Veal has been selected as one of two participants sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) in the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2023 Emerging Leaders program. The Emerging Leaders program enables library workers from across the country to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity. Veal and Cybele Garcia Kohel will join 44 of their peers as the program kicks off during ALA’s LibLearnX event in New Orleans, LA.

Registration Opens for 2023 AASL National Conference

CHICAGO – Registration is now open for the 2023 American Association of School Librarians (AASL) National Conference. The conference, taking place Oct. 19-21, 2023, in Tampa, Florida, convenes school library professionals for in-person learning and networking opportunities. Registration rates and date-sensitive, money-saving promo codes can be found at national.aasl.org.

Calzada and Little Seek 2024-2025 AASL Presidency

CHICAGO – Becky Calzada and Hannah Byrd Little will seek the 2024-2025 AASL presidential term during the 2023 American Library Association (ALA) election. The full slate of AASL candidates can be found at www.ala.org/aasl/elections.

AASL Commends Promising Pages

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended Promising Pages. The program is one of eleven outstanding programs, events, and products nominated by AASL Chapters for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.  

AASL Commends Bookmarks Kids & Schools Program

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended the Bookmarks Kids & Schools Program. The program is one of eleven outstanding programs, events, and products nominated by AASL Chapters for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.  

AASL Commends All CT Reads

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Connecticut Association of School Librarians (CASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended All CT Reads. The program is one of eleven outstanding programs, events, and products nominated by AASL Chapters for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves. To be considered, programs must align with the principles expressed in the national association's mission and value statements.

AASL Commends the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Intellectual Freedom Fighters

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended North Hunterdon-Voorhees (NHV) Intellectual Freedom Fighters (NHVIFF). The program is one of eleven outstanding programs, events, and products nominated by AASL Chapters for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.  

AASL Commends the Nebraska Library Association and the Nebraska Library Commission

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Nebraska School Librarians Association (NSLA) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended the Nebraska Library Association and the Nebraska Library Commission for their collaborative advocacy efforts. The program is one of eleven outstanding programs, events, and products nominated by AASL Chapters for their support of the school librarian profession and the learners the profession serves.