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“Promotion is something we often struggle with, yet it is a necessity,” said Leslie Preddy, AASL president. “If we remain silent, it is our students who suffer. We advocate for the rights of young people to free and equal access to resources, technology, and learning because school libraries are critical to educational success."
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How will your library celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week (BBW) September 27-October 3, 2015? Sponsored by 13 organizations, Banned Books Week has been observed annually since 1982. That’s 33 years of fighting censorship! According to…
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In preparation for the upcoming review and revision of its learning standards and program guidelines, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has launched an online survey to assess attitudes and perceptions about the current AASL standards…
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We are in a time where education is shifting and changing, and many of these alterations are made due to finances. Schools are either rapidly growing or shrinking in enrollment numbers, mainly due to the plethora of new schooling choices that include…
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Tonight! Join Heather Moorefield-Lang and Lucy Santos Green for a complimentary webinar looking at the 2015 AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning! Check out this year's best list at http://bit.ly/1GTeAyk.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 7:00 p.m. Eastern | 6:00 p.m. Central | 5:00 p.m. Mountain | 4:00 p.m. Pacific. In this webinar, explore the best of the 2015 AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning with Heather Moorefield-Lang, past-chair, and Lucy Santos Green, current chair of the Best Websites ...
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Have you ever found the perfect resource and wondered why it is not being used? Well, here is one way that I share library resources with faculty. What? Each year, I host a Sweet Library Resources Party! The objective is to share databases, websites,…
Have you ever found the perfect resource and wondered why it is not being used? Well, here is one way that I share library resources with faculty. What? Each year, I host a Sweet Library Resources Party! The objective is... Read More ›
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CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has named the members of its new task force responsible for developing a plan to support states, school systems and individual schools preparing to implement the association’s new learning…
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AASL President Leslie Preddy, President-Elect Audrey Church, and Executive Director Sylvia Norton chatted with Larry Jacobs of Education Talk Radio this morning about the new school year and AASL national conference.
AASL: SCHOOL LIBRARIES AS THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS
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Did you miss last week's webinar on the 2015 Best Apps for Teaching & Learning? Not to fret! The archive is available! 
In this webinar, participants celebrate and explore the 2015 list of AASL Best Apps for Teaching & Learning in the categories of Content Creation, Organization & Management, STEM, Social Sciences, and Books. Participants also learn how the apps can be used in classrooms and school libraries to ...
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Now that school is starting back, it’s time to start sharing some great ideas for the AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning. At the American Library Association Annual Conference in June, 2015 twenty-five new websites were presented by the AASL…
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The American Association of School Librarians empowers leaders to transform teaching and learning.
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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.