AASL Standards Framework

The AASL Standards framework reflects a comprehensive approach to teaching and learning by demonstrating the connection between learner, school librarian, and school library standards. Three sets of standards (Learner, School Librarian, and School Library) make up the AASL Standards Integrated Framework featured within the National School Library Standards. Use the resources here to familiarize yourself with the structure and get started using the standards in your practice.

Standards Structure

Discover the core elements of AASL’s National School Library Standards integrated framework, and how these elements fit together to ensure standards-related activities are mutually reinforcing for learners, school librarians, and school libraries.

How to Read the Standards

Understanding the Structure of the AASL Standards Integrated Framework for learners, school librarians, and school libraries.

AASL Standards Framework for Learners

The AASL Standards Framework for Learners pamphlet presents the standards framework for application with students and other learners. Three sets of standards (Learner, School Librarian, and School Library) make up the AASL Standards Integrated Framework featured within the National School Library Standards. This pamphlet provides educators access specifically to AASL’s learner standards.

The learner standards pamphlet is the ideal collaborative and advocacy piece to introduce your stakeholders to this student-focused segment at the heart of AASL’s standards. In addition to the framework for learners, this convenient pamphlet includes Common Beliefs reflecting current learning environments and professional best practices that form the foundation of the standards.

Share the frame work for Learners at:

  • District school board meetings
  • PTA/PTO meetings
  • Teacher in-service days

AASL Standards Mobile App

The AASL Standards Mobile App offers access to the content from all three standards sets in the AASL Standards Integrated Framework in a digital, searchable, and mobile format.

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