AASL National Conference & Exhibition 2015

Rooms with a View: Theoretical & Practical Strategies for Advancing School Library Access

Nov 6, 2015 11:20am ‐ Nov 6, 2015 12:20pm


Description

Featured are stories and strategies for implementing school/district-wide library programs, including generating data regarding the academic impact on learners without school libraries, the Informationally Underserved.  Activities include examining survey and interview IU theory methods, applicable in any context, to initiate local research for igniting advocacy for local or regional school library initiatives, including levels of access. Round-table discussions, focused on successful approaches for working with site-based management teams, will be facilitated.

Speaker(s):

  • Deborah Froggatt, Director, Boston Arts Academy/Fenway High School Library/Boston Symphony Orchestra Education Resource Center, Boston Arts Academy/Fenway High School
  • Amy Short, Director of Library and Media Services, Boston Public Schools

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