Advocacy and Teacher-Librarians in the News


The following infographic summarizes the research supporting fully-staffed school libraries:




Consider joining the CLSA Ning a community of school library specialists working in Canadian schools.  It is a great way to network with school librarians across the country.


Listen to Joyce Velenza talk about her love of her work as a school librarian and how libraries in schools have changed in the past 35 years.

This from CBC's Gian Gomeshi 

Who will Stand for the Librarian?

Highly Effective School Library Programs: Power Libraries for All (Colorado Dept. of Education)

Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools

My Take on Librarians (Chris Kennedy, Superintendent, West Vancouver School District blog)

Something to Shout About: New research shows that more librarians means higher reading scores 

This video features three leaders in the school library field who speak to the importance of certified school librarians in New York schools.


Making It Work! 2017 ASLC Conference April 8th

Join ASLC and Diana Rendina, Renovated Learning and Walking Together in exploring the excitement and potential of Makerspaces to impact student learning and learn how literature can help you create an Inclusive Learning Commons!

Location: Strathcona High School 10450 72 Avenue NW Edmonton, AB   T6E0Z6

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