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2019 AASL National Conference

Yes, You Teach Reading, Too!: Using Your Skillset to Support Literacy Initiatives

Nov 15, 2019 11:40am ‐ Nov 15, 2019 12:40pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $6.99
Members: $0.00


Teaching reading doesn’t just happen with in the classroom or through a reading coach. Librarians are more than the keeper of books, they are a literacy leader. This session will provide examples of building collaborative relationships with teachers and literacy coaches to support direct instruction in the classroom, how to incorporate independent reading in both print and digital resources, and being essential in building a literacy culture in your school.

Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will engage in conversations on current strengths and areas of improvement of their reading instructional knowledge.
  • Participants will brainstorm and plan next steps for engaging in collaborate relationships to support teachers in direct reading instruction.
  • Participants will draft a marketing plan to implement solutions, programs and resources to support literacy in their school.


  • Stephanie Ham, Director of Library Services, Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Connie Sharp, Librarian Training & Development Specialist, Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Alyssa Littrell, District Librarian, Metro Nashville Public Schools
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