Iowa Association of School Librarians Website

Purpose

The mission of the Iowa Association of School Librarians is to promote life-long learning and literacy in all its forms through active advocacy for school librarians and media specialists, media and technology professionals and library educators. Specifically the Iowa Association of School Librarians will:

Activities

  • Articulate a vision for school library media programs in Iowa.
  • Support the professional development of its members.
  • Advocate for the school library/media program within the educational community, with governmental bodies and the public, emphasizing the connection between quality school library programs and student achievement.
  • Work to promote reading and information literacy in our schools.
  • Promote the effective use of media and technology in the schools.
  • Support state and national guidelines for school library media programs.
  • Consult with the Department of Education and the State Library regarding certification of school library media personnel, and standards for staffing, facilities and collections.

Who would benefit from membership?

Anyone interested in school libraries and information literacy

2016 Subdivision Officers

Dixie Forcht
Past President
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Kat Rogers
President
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Sarah Staudt
Vice President/President-Elect
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Jen Keltner
Secretary/Treasurer
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Miranda Kral
At-Large Board Member
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Becky Johnson
AASL Delegate
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Alicia Patten
Awards Committee Chair
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Val Ehlers
ILA Executive Board Liason
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Kate Lechtenberg
Professional Development Chair
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Publications Committee Chair
Chelsea Sims
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Click here for a list of subdivision members 

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