Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

At school year’s end everyone is involved in assessment. Everything stops for student testing, including the library. School library classes are suspended and circulation is closed as school libraries are used as test centers and school librarians proctor and in… Read More ›

Burnout and Change

“That’s the thing:  You don’t understand burnout unless you’ve been burned out.  And it’s something you can’t even explain.  It’s just doing something you have absolutely no passion for.” ~Elena Delle Donne I’ve been feeling it this year.  The hopelessness… Read More ›

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

In North Carolina, school counselors no longer administer standardized tests. In July 2013, the NC General Assembly enacted legislation (Session Law 2013-360, G.S. 115C-316.1) that clearly excluded any coordination of standardized testing from the job description of school counselor. According… Read More ›