Advocacy Resources

The Role of Effective School Library Programs in The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015: A Position Statement from New Jersey Association of School Librarians, New Jersey Library Association, and LibraryLinkNJ (August 2016)

NJ Department of Education adopts AASL wording into NJ Student Learning Standards (May 2016)

School Library Programs in New Jersey: Building Blocks for Realizing Student Potential with ESSA Legislation Opportunities (April 2016)

CISSL Study--School Libraries: Now More than Ever

School Library and Classroom Reading Collections: Both essential to promote literacy, share common purposes and goals while providing unique scope and support for students.

Statement on Evaluation of School Library Media Specialists (March 2013)

Reading, Research, the Common Core & Your School Librarian,” a two-page document that indicates how school librarians are best positioned to integrate the Common Core Standards, is now available by clicking the above header. Review and share the document that includes quotes from recent research in over 21 state studies. Remind stakeholders how you and your school library program can be indispensable to your school community and promote the skills students need to become independent learners. 

NJASL Position Statement on the Evaluation of School Library Media Specialists

NJASL Infographic (embedded at right). Click link to view a printable version. (2013)

AASL School Librarians Transform Learning Infographic (2014)

Resources available from NJEA

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