April 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jennifer Habley

Join Elizabeth Burns, member of the AASL Standards editorial board, as she leads a guided tour into the AASL Standards Framework for Learners. This highly informative session will investigate the application of the framework in library lessons. She’ll discuss designing and enhancing learner experiences using the Shared Foundations and learner Competencies in the National School Library Standards. Participants will also be introduced to student assessment opportunities provided through the AASL Standards.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain familiarity with the AASL Standards Framework for Learners.
  • Consider authentic strategies for implementation of the Learner Framework.
  • Identify ways the AASL Standards can support learning and assessment.


Elizabeth Burns is an Assistant Professor in the Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. A longtime member of AASL, Elizabeth served as an editorial board member on the AASL Standards and Guidelines Editorial Board and currently chairs the Task Force rewriting the AASL Advocacy Toolkit. Her primary research area is school library education. She has published in a variety of education and library journals.