Beth Thomas is a School Library Media Specialist at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School in Summit, NJ. She is a Past President of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians and is a member of the Advocacy Committee. Beth also serves on the AASL Practice Committee.
Tricina Strong-Beebe is a School Library Media Specialist at Hainesport Township Elementary School in Burlington County, New Jersey. Strong-Beebe has been working in the role of Advocacy Chair for New Jersey Association of School Librarians since 2018. Strong-Beebe is a member of NJASL’s EDI committee.
Librarians and Legislators Getting New Jersey’s S588 from bill to law was an education in the legislative process. The work to enlist sponsors for the information literacy standard would get underway as each new legislative session started. NJASL’s president, with… Read More ›
New Jersey is the first state in the nation to require K-12 instruction in information literacy. NJASL lobbied for the bill to specifically reference school librarians and the final version contains the following statement: “The school library media specialist shall… Read More ›