AASL is now accepting proposals for the best practice showcase to be held during the AASL 18th National Conference & Exhibition taking place Nov. 9-11, 2017, in Phoenix, Ariz. More information is available at www.ala.org/aasl/rfp. Completed proposals must be submitted by Friday, March 24, 2017, to be considered.
The IdeaLab is a best practice event showcasing collaborative projects leading the way in school library program development. Presenters are required to prepare an electronic presentation with eye-appealing visuals along with a short presentation for visiting attendees. A take-away in the form of a handout is encouraged.
AASL seeks proposals on the following topics:
- Blended learning
- Flipped classroom
- Interconnected learning – #global education
- Media literacy
- National standards
- Next generation science standards
- Technology Integration
The AASL National Conference & Exhibition is the only national conference dedicated solely to the needs of school librarians and their roles as educational leaders. The 18th National Conference & Exhibition, “Beyond the Horizon,” taking place Nov. 9-11, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona, will feature preconference workshops, concurrent sessions and an exhibition featuring companies relevant to the profession.
Author: Jen Habley
Jen Habley is the AASL Manger 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.