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American Association of School Librarians
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Nominations are now open for the 2013-2014 Bammy Awards! Submit your school librarian nominee here: http://ow.ly/vVDRx
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AASL's mission is to advocate excellence, facilitate change, and develop leaders in the school library field.
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The American Association of School Librarians is:

  • A proactive organization that addresses issues, anticipates trends, and sets the future agenda for the profession;

  • An advocate for the indispensable role of school library programs with school librarians, for best practices in school librarianship, and for the core values and ethics of the library profession;

  • An open, friendly, welcoming organization that embraces cultural and ethnic diversity;

  • An inclusive professional home for all school librarians and a partner in mutual interests with educators, technologists, researchers, vendors, and other librarians;

  • An essential resource for school librarians seeking professional development, leadership opportunities, communication with peers, and the most current information, research, and theory in the field; and

  • A flexible, responsive organization that models effective management practices.