Candidate for AASL President-elect
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about my candidacy for AASL President-elect. There is a lot at stake for our profession and for education in general. I know there is a great deal of work to be done. I am committed to helping learning communities understand the essential role and value of school librarians to ensure that all students and teachers succeed. I hope my Statement of Concern in the Jan/Feb edition of Knowledge Quest will help you to get a better sense of the critical areas of focus that I believe AASL needs to address:
Or, view and listen to a statement delivered at the AASL Candidates Forum held at ALA Midwinter/ San Diego in January:
For additional information on my background, click here for a Brief Biography, or click here for a more complete resume. In addition, you can link to articles I have written on my thoughts about school librarians and libraries, click here for a list. A recent article I wrote for Knowledge Quest was adapted for inclusion in the ASCD Whole Child Blog and can be read at:
I hope you will also consider statements of endorsement I have received from school librarians, supervisors, school librarian educators and researchers, and other leaders in the field.
Thanks for visiting and I would sincerely appreciate your vote.