In this panel session moderated by Deb Levitov, attendees will learn about state- and district-level advocacy efforts in Arizona (Judi Moreillon), Michigan (Kathy Lester), New Jersey (Pat Tumulty), and Washington State (Christie Kaaland). Attendees will learn about the importance of building relationships with stakeholders to successfully advocate for equitable access to effective school libraries and will leave with ideas and tools to advocate in their own states, districts, and communities.
For attendees to learn about building relationships with stakeholders to successfully advocate for effective school libraries. School Library, V. C. 3
To take away specific ideas and tools for advocating for school libraries in their own state, district, and/or community. Schl Libry, III C 3 & II D 3
For attendees to learn about recent advocacy efforts in Arizona, Michigan, New Jersey, and Washington.
Advocacy Chair, School Librarian,
Michigan Association for Media in Education