Archived AASL Standards Webinars

It All Fits Together: The New National Standards for Learners, School Librarians, & School Libraries

Meet your new National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries! Join AASL Standards editorial board and implementation task force chairs Marcia A. Mardis and Mary Keeling on a guided tour of the standards development process as well as in-depth introductions to the National School Library Standards (NSLS) integrated content designed to support and enhance learners’ experiences, school librarians’ practice, and the alignment between school libraries and learning goals. Marcia and Mary will take you through the main components of the document; provide an overview of the implementation plan; and highlight opportunities for you to engage with the new standards while thinking, creating, sharing, and growing!

Presenters:

 
Mary Keeling        Marcia Mardis

The AASL Standards Web Portal: Accessing Standards and Support Resources

AASL’s web portal for national school library standards has everything you need to access the new standards and the wealth of support resources available! Join Standards editorial board member Kathy Mansfield on a guided tour of the website, and discover infographics, videos, links to articles and many more supports for the new standards.

Presenter:


Kathy Mansfield

Using the Standards to Further Your Instructional Leadership

Librarians are leaders. Join Jeanie Phillips and Ellen McNair, members of the AASL Standards implementation task force, as they unpack critical aspects of instructional leadership. Jeannie and Ellen talk about aligning your superpowers as a librarian with the new standards and the needs of your school community. Participants collaborate to discover opportunities, strategies, and leverage points, so you can flex your instructional muscles to impact your entire school community.

Presenters:

    
Ellen McNair          Jeanie Phillips

Connecting the Dots: A Look at the National School Library Standards for Policymakers

Participants will examine the National School Library Standards to mine shareable concepts for discussions with local school and/or state policymakers in order to inform them about the National School Library Standards and to advocate for standards adoption in their district or state. Use the AASL Message Box and learn how to frame conversations that will garner support for standards adoption.

Presenters:

    
Mary Keeling        Kathryn Roots Lewis


Kathy Mansfield


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