Jen Habley is the AASL Manager of Web Communications. She manages the AASL websites, writes press releases, coordinates AASL's online learning opportunities, and oversees AASL's web 2.0 tools. When not working, Jen spends time researching her family tree, reading, and watching hockey.
By Susan D. Ballard and Blanche Woolls “Ancora imparo” is an Italian phrase meaning “Yet, I am learning.” It is often attributed to the great Renaissance genius, Michelangelo, supposedly observed by him at the age of 87. However, there are… Read More ›
Leadership – Assert Yourself!
By Susan D. Ballard and Blanche Woolls An area of responsibility that school librarians often struggle with is in seeing themselves as leaders and then in carving out that that role within their sphere of practice. During School Library Month… Read More ›
Kathryn Roots Lewis Elected 2018-2019 AASL President
Kathryn Roots Lewis, director of media services and instructional technology for Norman (Okla.) Public Schools, has been elected as the 2018-2019 American Association of School Librarians (AASL) president. Lewis will serve as president-elect during 2017-2018 under AASL President Steven Yates…. Read More ›
School Library Advocacy… with a Cookie
By Blanche Woolls and Susan D. Ballard We knew we’d get your attention by using the word “cookie,” and now that we have it, we’ll tell you about that…in just a bit. First, we’d like to focus on the important… Read More ›
Investing in the Future
By Carl A. Harvey II School librarians are always looking to the future. We’re focused on 21st-century skills to prepare our students for their future. It’s the heart of what we do each and every day in school libraries all over… Read More ›
Andy Weir for School Libraries in New PSA
A new PSA featuring Andy Weir, author of the New York Times best-seller “The Martian,” and spokesperson for AASL’s 2017 celebration of School Library Month, is now available for view and download. In the PSA, Weir speaks to how school librarians empower learning… Read More ›