American Association of School Librarians

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.

AASL Commends the Rainbow Library

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended the Rainbow Library. 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 Palmetto State Teachers Association Hill Day Program

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended the Palmetto State Teachers Association (PSTA) Hill Day 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 The Conscious Connect, Inc.

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended The Conscious Connect, Inc. 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 All Ready Access Program/Schlow to School

CHICAGO – Acting upon a resolution submitted by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA), the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) formally commended the All Ready Access Program/Schlow to School. 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.

New research examines school librarians’ involvement in online teaching and learning practices during COVID-19 pandemic

CHICAGO – Newly published research from the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal, School Library Research (SLR), examines school librarians’ involvement during the move to online teaching and learning context during the COVID-19 pandemic. Articles can be accessed for free at www.ala.org/aasl/slr.

AASL opens call for 2023 national conference programming proposals

CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has opened the proposal submission site for its 2023 national conference. AASL invites proposals for concurrent sessions and research empowering practice sessions, to be presented Oct. 19-21, 2023, in Tampa, Florida. Complete proposals must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. Central on Wed., March 1, 2023. More information is available at www.ala.org/aasl/conferences/aasl23.

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