AASL President Nancy Everhart's Vision Tour

http://outstandingschoollibraries.org/

Springfield Township (PA) HIgh School Library's visit on the Vision Tour. Check out the student performances!
http://springfieldvisiontour.wikispaces.com/


Doug Johnson, What gets Measured gets Done presentation handouts:




AASL Planning Guide

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/planningguide/planningguide.cfm

Teacher Librarian Virtual Cafe

http://tlvirtualcafe.wikispaces.com

Act4SL (Act 4 School Libraries/Act 4 Student Learning)

http://act4sl.wikispaces.com/


Selected articles and blog posts:

Jacquie Henry's "Please Get Out of the New Road if You Can't Lend Your Hand."

http://wanderings.edublogs.org/2011/03/04/please-get-out-of-the-new-road-if-you-cant-lend-your-hand/#comments

Doug Johnson and Joyce Valenza, "Things that Keep Us Up at Night," School Library Journal, October, 2009.


Carole Ashbridge article http://blogs.scholastic.com/practical_leadership/2010/12/ashbridge-why-cutting-school-librarians-is-a-mistake.html

Gail Bush Chicago article http://www.catalyst-chicago.org/news/index.php?item=2665&cat=21

Joyce Valenza blog post answering Marc Bernstein:
http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/2010/11/27/what-librarians-make-a-response-to-dr-bernstein-and-an-homage-to-taylor-mali/
and school library manifesto http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/2010/12/03/a-revised-manifesto/
and Revising Ranganathan http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/neverendingsearch/2010/12/12/revising-ranganathan/

Buffy Hamilton’s Media 21in her Unquiet Library:

http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com
http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/category/media-21/ 
http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com/media21capstone-buffy
http://theunquietlbrarian.wordpress.com/2010/12/17/inviting-student-participation-in-your-school-library-media-program/

Rethinking School Libraries http://www.edutopia.org/blog/rethinking-library-information-literacy By Andrew Marcinek

12/8/10 Edutopia

Re-Designing a School Library Media Center for the 21st Century. By: Moyer, Mary; Baker, Rosalie M.. Library Media Connection, Apr/May2004, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p24-25,

Nassau BOCES wiki, Frontline Advocacy for School Libraries: http://nassausls.wikispaces.com/


ALA, AASL and Chapter Resources

Advocacy UAdditup
Advocacy Fact Sheets
AASL Toolkits—Health and Wellness
@your library school library campaign

Frontline advocacy for school libraries
Friends of School Libraries (FOLUSA)
Talking to the Media


Strategies

24/7 virtual libraries
Programming for students and communities


Benefits

Core of advocates